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Marriage is an ancient practice, although its meaning may have changed throughout time and space. Due to paradigm shift in society, individuals are becoming more goal oriented, So this put institution of marriage at back-foot. The aim of the study is to assess the bio-psychosocial consequences of late marriage among late married couples residing in selected areas of district Mohali, Punjab. A quantitative approach with descriptive research design was adopted. By Purposive sampling technique 150 late married couples were selected. Data was collected by semi-structured interview schedule for biological consequences, rating scale for psychological consequences and sociological consequences were used in the study. Analysis of data was done using descriptive and inferential statistics. Study findings shows that late married couples i.e. 40.7% of couples had physical problem before and 41.3% after marriage, 20.7% of couples had problem in conception out of them majority 39.3% had endometritis, About 63.7% had problem during pregnancy, out of them majority 41.9 % had anemia, 80.7% late married couple underwent caesarean section. 48.1 % late married couple had post-partum problem,48.8% newborn had problem at the time of birth ,89.3% of late married couples had positive psychological consequences and 82.7% had positive sociological consequences. It shows that late marriage had effect on biological consequences and more biological problems are found where as late marriage had positive effect on psychological and sociological aspect.