Dr Ritika Kataria completed her primary and secondary schooling at Bombay Scottish school and Jai Hind College in Mumbai. She moved to Hyderabad to complete a bachelor of science in Optometry from Bausch and Lomb School of Optometry at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute where she graduated in 2010 as the ‘Best out going Student’.
She then moved to Melbourne to complete the Doctor of Optometry program at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 2014.
In 2015 she was awarded the Best Graduate award by the Australian college of Optometry.
She has been working in various regional and urban clinical areas in Australia since. She is currently the General Secretary of the Alumni of LVPEI Optometrists (ALO) and is on the course advisory committee at the University of Melbourne.