Nikita is presently pursuing her Ph. D from Navrachana University, Vadodara. She did her Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Institute for Technology and Management, Navi Mumbai.
She completed her Bachelors in Business Administration from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
Ms. Nikita Mehta is a faculty for Finance and Accounting for graduate and undergraduate students of Management. She has experience in Corporate Sector, Business Analyst for designing Finance application as well as an Analyst for a Finance Broking company where she was involved in the core team of Portfolio Construction and Marketing team for High Networth Individuals.
She joined Navrachana University in June 2013 as an Assistant Professor.
Teaching and Accomplishments
She teaches Finance and accounting related subjects. Her area of interests is Capital Market and Portfolio Management. She strives to give practical exposure in the area of Stock Market through various simulations. She is involved in co-ordination of BBA, B. Com and BBA-LLB program offered by School of Business and Law.
She has been instrumental in Industry Connect through an association with National Stock Exchange. NUV is now a skill development centre of NSE. NUV and NSE jointly offer short term courses in Capital Markets. She is currently appointed as a representative of Bombay Stock Exchange for Financial Literacy. The program is funded by BSE as BSE’s Investors Protection Fund.
Currently she is pursuing her Ph. D from Navrachana University in the area of banking sector with special focus on Non Performing Assets.
Most Notable Publications
1 Mehta, Nikita Chawla, Neha and Kothari, Nirlesh,”CSR and Social Entrepreneurship” at Samhit-2016-National Conference on Corporate Social Respoinsibility by School of Business and Law, Navrachana University on 8-9 January, 2016.
2 Mehta, Nikita and Kothari, Nirlesh, “Do Green Practices result in better financial Performance?”, at the National Conference on “Innovating for Development and Sustainabilty by Navrachana University on 30-31st October, 2015.
3 Mehta, Nikita and Kothari, Nirlesh, “Indian Initial Public Offerings: A Boost or a Blow to the Economic Growth?”, 40th Summit, Skoch Foundation on 11-12 June, 2015 at BSE International Convention Hall, Mumbai
4 Mehta, Nikita and Kothari, Nirlesh, “Means of Finance: IPO as a tool for leverage”, Peer Reviewed Multidisciplinary Journal "Research Imprints", SNDT Affiliated SPN Doshi Womens College Ghatkopar, Mumbai, May 2015.
5 Mehta, Nikita and Kothari, Nirlesh, “IPOs as Means to Financing with Special Focus on Leveraging”, National Conference on Finance-Issues and Challenges, Auro University, Surat, 2014
6 Mehta, Nikita and Kothari, Nirlesh, “Critical Evaluation Of IPO Pricing With Reference To Companies Financial Performance And Investors’ Wealth Creation”, International Conference on Role of Financial Industry in Accelerating Economic Growth, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, 2014.
7 Mehta, Nikita “Need for Accounting Standardization in Globalization IFRS” to the International Conference on "Paradigm Shift in Innovative Business Management", Vashisht Institute of Professional Studies and Research, Indore, 2013.
8 Mehta, Nikita and Bhatia, Hitesh, “Public Expenditure on Education-An Opportunity or Obstacle for Change” at National Seminar on “Education for Change” conducted by Navrachana University, 2012.
9 Mehta, Nikita and Bhatia, Hitesh “An overview on IFRS in India: Framework and Benefits” edited by Umanath Kumarasamy, Banking Financial Services and Insurance- Trends, Opportunities Issues and Challenges (1st ed), Pothi.com, 2012
10 Mehta, Nikita and Bhatia, Hitesh Public Expenditure on Education in India A Critical Observation, Edited Book by Fathima, NAS Publication.