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Abstracts: Occupational Stress is a growing problem today that affects the well-being and health of employees and their work organizations around the globe. A university library plays pivotal role in higher studies globally; builds the academic character of the university and acts as an active tool for research and development activities for the university in particular; and nation and society in general. The present study was investigated to ascertain the occupational stress among library professionals of central university libraries in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in a comparative way. Census sample was used to collect data from the working library professionals of university libraries in Delhi (N=137) and Uttar Pradesh (N=200). The data was gathered through Occupational Stress Index (OSI) designed and developed by Srivastava and Singh (1981). The findings of the study revealed that there was significant difference exists on occupational stress among library professionals of central university libraries in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.