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This study was conducted on occupational stress of higher secondary school teachers in Cuddalore district in Tamilnadu. The random sampling technique with the normative survey method was used to collect 200 samples from the area of study. For the data collection, an investigator used occupational stress inventory. The data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, percentages, the mean and standard deviation to answer research questions while t-test and coefficient of correlation of fit were deployed to test the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. This study revealed that 17% of higher secondary school teachers have a low level of occupational stress, 64% of higher secondary school teachers have an average level of occupational stress and 19% of higher secondary school teachers have a high level of occupational stress. The results of the calculated r-value showed that there is a significant relationship between male and female teachers in their occupational stress.