Teaching is one of the challenging & stressful professions. The success of education system depends on teachers. Teachers have to play multifaceted roles in their routine activities. Teachers are the road map for their students who lead them toward their final destination. A lot of expectations, obligations & responsibilities are a part of teaching profession & become a source of stress for teachers. Accumulation of stress is the stepping stone towards the journey of burnout. Burnout is not a new term now days. But still many people are unaware of this term. Before knowing about the complications of burnout one should know why and how it occurs, how one can recognize it and how it can be cured. Teacher burnout is a serious issue because teachers are the makers of future generation. Victims of burnout feel their life is worthless and the person has nothing to give others.
Keywords: Teacher burnout, Emotional exhaustion, Depersonalization, Personal accomplishment and Coping strategy.
 Research Scholar, Punjabi University