The Study explores the relationship between Perceived Parenting and Academic Overload of the teenagers of Kolkata Metropolis. A group of 302 adolescents from Kolkata (180 boys and 152girls) aged 14-18 years were selected through incidental purposive sampling. The tools used were a standerdized test of Perceived Parenting and an Academic Overload Questionnaire developed by the researchers.Findings show prevalence of positive parenting. Academic Overload was found to be within average level. There was no significant difference in relation to gender in the level of Academic Overload and Perceived Parenting. Both were found to have an inverse relationship. © 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd.