Policy on General Administration

Policy Title – Policy on General Administration

Policy Number – 08

Functional Area – Security Administration

Effective date – 08.11.2018

Approving Authority – The Council, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Administrative Responsibility – Chief Security Officer

Rationale and Purpose

Security is one of main functions of the University in engaging to protect movable and immovable properties and lives of University Community.  It is required to use proper guidelines to assist to achieve the University Vision and Mission.

Policy Scope –

This policy will apply to the Officer, Deputy Chief Security Officer, Security Inspectors and Security Inspectors and Security Guards.

Policy Statement –

This policy will guide in achieving objectives of the University.

Key areas of focus of this policy will be:

  • Communications
  • Follow standing orders
  • Training and skill development
  • Record keeping
  • Safety and Protection of lives and property
  • Act in emergency situation
  • Control ragging
  • Legal activities


Performance Measurement:

  • Based on the KPI of the Corporate Plan


Related Documents/ Policies –

a). Legislative Context:

Universities Act/ Establishment Code/ appropriate Instructions/Circulars/ Prohibition of ragging and other forms of violence in Educational Institutions Act No. 20 0f 1998

Guidelines introduced to control ragging in Universities and other Higher Educational Institutes

b). Associated Documents:

Corporate Plan of the University 2017-2022

  • Internal Quality Assurance Unit, Internal Audit – may be for monitoring



Implementation will occur through the following actions:

  • Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor/Registrar/Relevant Officers
  • Inclusion of general administration policies relevant to students (Safety and Protection of lives and property, controlling ragging) in Student Handbook

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