Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour

बिहार कृषि विश्‍वविद्यालय, सबौर

Safety and Security
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour

Dr. Y. K. Singh
Name : Dr. Y. K. Singh
Designation : Chief Security Officer
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur
Email id. :
Mobile No. : +91 - 8434602771
Dr. S. K. Choudhary
Name : Dr. S. K. Choudhary
Designation : Senior Security Officer
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur
Email id. :
Mobile No. : +91 - 8434602771

About Security :

Security is a critical aspect of maintaining a safe and conducive environment for learning, research, and campus life on a university campus. The security measures implemented within a university aim to protect the well-being of students, faculty, staff, and visitors, as well as safeguard the institution's assets and property. Let's explore some key aspects of security on a university campus:

Access Control: University campuses often employ access control systems to regulate entry and exit points. This may involve the use of ID cards, key cards, or biometric systems to restrict access to authorized individuals. Controlled access helps ensure that only approved individuals can enter specific areas such as residence halls, laboratories, libraries, and administrative buildings etc.

Campus Patrols and Security Personnel: Universities typically employ a team of trained security personnel who patrol the campus grounds and buildings. These personnel maintain a visible presence, monitor activities, respond to incidents, and enforce campus policies and regulations. They may also collaborate with local law enforcement agencies to ensure a coordinated response in emergency situations.

Surveillance Systems: Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras strategically placed throughout the campus help enhance security by monitoring key areas and deterring potential criminal activities. Surveillance systems are often integrated with a central control room where security personnel can monitor feeds in real-time and review recordings when necessary.

Emergency Preparedness: Universities have comprehensive emergency preparedness plans in place to address various scenarios, such as natural disasters, fires, medical emergencies, or acts of violence. These plans include protocols for evacuation, lockdowns, medical assistance, and communication strategies to disseminate timely information to the campus community during emergencies.

Campus Safety Education: Universities prioritize the education and awareness of students, faculty, and staff regarding personal safety and security. They may conduct orientation programs, workshops, and training sessions on topics like self-defense, emergency procedures, crime prevention, and reporting suspicious activities. Additionally, universities may establish campus safety committees or hotlines where individuals can report concerns anonymously.

Collaborative Efforts: Campus security often collaborates with various university departments, student organizations, and local law enforcement agencies to promote a safe and secure environment. These collaborations involve conducting joint training exercises, sharing information, and fostering a sense of community responsibility for campus safety.
It is important to note that security measures under Bihar AgriculturalUniversities to create an environment that promotes personal safety, well-being, and academic success for everyone within the university community.

Objective :

The Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour have own Security Section which are mainly holds the objective to provide security and safety to all campus residents including students, faculty, staff members and the assets of the University. The Security Section is supervised and controlled entirely by a Chief Security Officer and Senior Security Officer. Security Officer is to look after the following major corollaries of the security section:

  1. To provide security surveillance strategically to the entire campus in such a way so that the campus always remains under the watch of the Security Section.
  2. To implement and maintain security services all over the organization to avoid and reduce risks, response to emergencies and to reduce ant type of financial loss to the organization.
  3. To manage and regulate traffic, both vehicular and pedestrian, on the campus.
  4. To ensure maintenance of law and order on the campus and ensure that the peace and tranquillity of the campus remains inviolable at all times.
  5. To provide aid and assistance to the campus residents in their hours of need or in emergency situations.
  6. To ensure that the campus is free from squatters and to deal with defaulters, if any, in appropriate manners.
  7. To investigate the case of unusual occurrences on the campus and to report such occurrences to the higher authorities.
  8. To manage and monitor excess control system and ensure that the persons of doubtful antecedents are not permitted access to the campus.
  9. To issue vehicular passes to the visitors of the campus and to carry out security verification in respect of persons applying for Visitor's Passes through Security Office.
  10. Advising the administration proactively on all security related issues.
  11. To deal with entry/exit of various Halls of Residence as also the Departments/Sections/Offices the excess control of which have been entrusted to Security Section?

Security Guidelines in University Campus:

  1. Do not leave any valuables like laptops, mobile phones, watches etc. unattended, especially at the fields during physical activity.
  2. Do not leave your room unlocked/unattended even for short periods of time. Try to lock your room while sleeping and if not ensure that your valuables are stored in a safe space.
  3. Always Carry the Institute Identity Card with you on campus at all times and cooperate with the security personnel when asked to produce it. This would help the Security Personnel ensure that you belong to the campus and identify those who don't.
  4. Do not disclose the password of your e-mail ID, Debit Card, Credit Card etc. or other bank account details to anyone. Avoid drawing money from the ATM in the presence of others.
  5. Bringing weapons, alcohol and tobacco in campus premises strictly prohibited.
  6. Use a "Chain with Pad Lock" for your cycles as body locks and wire locks are quite easily opened by cycle thieves.
  7. Ensure that your cycle is properly locked while parking it. Unlocked cycles will be taken into custody of the security guards and will only be released after proper verification of ownership after two days.
  8. Write your name on the frame of your bicycle in bold letters to avoid exchange of cycles as well as to help identify them in the above case.
  9. Those in possession of motorized vehicles (Faculty, Staff, and Research Scholars) should not allow any student to use it on campus. It will be seized by the Security Personnel and released only after permission from the DA/CSO.
  10. Student will need to take permission from the Hostel Warden to allow a guest to stay with you at night. Security Guard will not permit unauthorized guests to stay overnight in the halls.
  11. Parking of four/two wheelers by students in the campus is not permitted. You will need prior permission from the Hostel Warden/Assoc. Dean cum Principal.
  12. Avoid going out of the main gate at night as there have been many fatal accidents on the highway.
  13. Please follow traffic rules in campus premises.
  14. Please report any security related problems or suspicious activity to the control room on +91 8434602771. In case of any issues, you can talk to the Security Officer personally or call him on his personal mobile no. given on the website.

Area coverage for security services in Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar:
Table:1 Details of Security manpower deployed on different location in the university and residential campus:

A Residential area Number Total
01 VC residence 2x3 = 06 (5 DGR + 1 Gunman at night) + 1 non-DGR at night at night 07
02 Residential gate 2 x 3 = 06 (5 DGR + 1 Gunman at night) 06
03 Bhitti Colony 2x3=06 06
04 Sarkar Tola 1x3=03 03
05 Demonstrator colony/Project Hostel/Scientist Home/Type III/ Patel Nagar 2x3 = 06 06
06 Botanical Garden 1x1 = 01 (at night) 01
07 Poly House 1x2 = 02 (evening + night) 02
08 Type I & II 2x3 = 06 06
09 DSF 1x 3= 03 03
10 Mirjapur Gate 1x3= 03 03
11 Mall + Hospital + Club 1x1 = 1
Total 48
B Official area
01 Main Gate 2x3=06 (5 DGR + 1 Gunman at night) 06
02 Main Building 1x3=03 + (1 at night) 04
03 Administrative Building 2x3=06 06
04 Girls Hostel 2x3=06 06
05 Soil survey/ Bio Laboratory 2x3=06 06
06 Tissue culture lab/ PBG/R.D. Building 1x3=03 03
07 Pathology / Agronomy/ FST 1x3=03 03
08 Workshop (Agri. Engineering) 1x3=03 + 1 (at night) 04
09 PG Lab – 3 1x3=03 + 1(at night) 04
10 PG Lab. 1 & 2 2x3=06 06
11 New Boys Hostel 2x3=06 06
12 Bandh 2x3=06 06
Total 60
- Supervisor (official/residential) 2x3=06 06
- Gunman (patrolling at night ) 01 01
- Grand total (A+B+C+D) - 115

Shift Timings:

1st Shift: 06.00 hours to 14.00 hours

2nd Shift: 14.00 hours to 22.00 hours

3rd Shift: 22.00 hours to 06.00 hours