In the past few decades, the entry of female IT professionals could be witnessed in the rapidly growing software service sector. They experience great amount of stress to cope up with personal and career life. Work life balance is a major issue for the working women. The present study examines the current status of work life balance of female IT professionals in Bengaluru city. The main objectives of this study are to examine the opinion on work life balance by the respondents and to identify the factors that hinder the balancing of work and family commitments of the respondents. The sample respondents (300) are selected through Simple random sampling technique. The statistical tools namely percentage analysis, chi-square test, ANOVA, t-test and weighted average score ranking analysis are employed for analyzing the data. The results showed that the majority of the respondents are neutral towards work life balance. The study concluded that overtime is the prime factor that hinders in balancing work and family life.
Family, Female, IT Professionals and Work Life Balance.