The major purpose of conducting this research study was to gauge secondary school teachers' pedagogical practices according to the rubrics and competencies defined in the National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPSTs) document. The main objectives of the study were (a) to study the current status of teachers' pedagogical practices in Punjab (b) to gauge secondary school teachers’ pedagogical practices through rubrics associated with NPSTs and (c) to recommend certain measure for the betterment of teacher pedagogical practices in the classroom. This observational study was descriptive type research which was conducted in a real setting. 453 secondary school teachers from the province of Punjab were selected through multi-stage sampling techniques. An observation checklist with defined rubrics was developed. Based on the analysis of data, it was observed that very few of the secondary school teachers had attained the level the competence in using different pedagogies while different subjects. Most of the secondary school teachers were teaching subjects with the same teaching methods and were fall under the category of emerging teachers.