Assessment of Qualification Criteria Described in Public Procurement Law Code 4734 in Construction Works by Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)

Özyürek İ., Erdal M.

GAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, vol.31, no.2, pp.437-454, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Page Numbers: pp.437-454
  • Keywords: AHP, Construction works, Tenderer, Criterion weight, DECISION-MAKING, CONTRACTOR SELECTION, MODEL
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Turkish public procurement law and secondary regulations describe tender evaluation in detail. In this system, bidders' capabilities on each qualification criteria are evaluated either as satisfied or not satisfied therefore final evaluation is solely price based. This method is criticized as incomplete and lacking consideration in terms of the contractor's ability to achieve simultaneously, time, cost, quality and safety standards. In this study, each qualification criteria is given a weight to be determined by group of experts in tender evaluation making tender evaluation a multi criteria decision making problem. Group AHP method is used to identify the weights of qualification criteria already in use.