Kartika completed her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya but owes much to her early years of schooling at the Air Force Bal Bharti School in Delhi. She graduated in Philosophy honours from Lady Shriram College for Women.

Kartika holds a Master’s Degree in Film and Television Production from the University of Bristol in United Kingdom. In addition, Kartika holds a Diploma in Kathak from Kathak Kendra in Delhi, which she completed under her respected Guru Rajendra Gangani. Kartika also completed her Senior Diploma in Kathak from the renowned Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Allahbad.