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The wave of unexpected life changing scenario for the entire world hit in the last few years which has tremendous impacts on lifestyle of people livelihood irrespective of wherever and however we lived earlier. It did hit various industries of world and brought in various changes of working style in organization the work from home concept was introduced to adapt to the pandemic situation and this has impact on education industry especially in Chennai where the usual traditional teaching method was shifted to online digital education which has let in confusion in initial period has to how to go about it and has they slowly got hang on it there was drastic changes that were impacting the user work life balance among teachers work life balance as their usual workload, working hours, portion completion, conduction examination has led to increase in stress and started to affect their mental health and thereby making it harder to maintain the work life balance during covid-19. It’s a general statement that work life balance is a never-ending situation for everyone irrespective of industries you work in and on top of these how covid has added additional pressure on teachers to focus on their life and work which was considered more important in the scenario of covid. This study tries to explore on the impact of work on the life maintenance and how emotional intelligence helps the teachers to cultivate practices that helps them to increase their level of work life balance. It’s a descriptive study with sample of 200 teachers from different schools. And it was seen in the study women teachers are experiencing problems like long working hours, never ending workload issues, less time to spend with family, personal health issues caused due to stress like frustration, hampering of family relationship problems, elderly care and parental care management issues etc has been on high risk influencing them to maintain work-life balance.