Dr. Sonika Sethi

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. Chemistry, IIT Roorkee, 2014


·         Selected for Young Women achiever award by  Venus International Women Awards VIWA 2016

·         Received Dr P D Sethi annual award 2013

·         Science Meritorious award for Post Graduate students, 2009  - Granted by Delhi University

·         Science Meritorious award for Graduate students, 2008 & 2007 - Granted by Delhi University

·      R. K. Rastogi Memorial Award, 2006, 2007, 2008 - Granted by Hindu College, for standing First in College

·      First in BSc.(H) Chemistry, Delhi University (North Campus)

·         Qualified NET, UGC-JRF(June 2010)

·         Qualified GATE 2010

Research Interests

Chromatographic Enantioseparation using Liquid Chromatography, Organic Synthesis

Teaching Interests

Engineering Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Applied and Physical Chemistry, General Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Organic Chemistry

Total Experience

Teaching Experience:5 years

Research Experience:3.5 years

Total No. of Publications

(Journals/Conference proceedings/ Book Chapter/Books  Technical Papers)


Publications (Best 5)

1.      SonikaBatra and Ravi Bhushan Methods and approaches for determination and enantioseparation of (RS)‐propranolol. Biomedical Chromatography. 2019;33:e4370. 

2.      SonikaBatra and Ravi Bhushan, Enantiomeric Resolution of (RS)-Naproxen and application of (S)-Naproxen in the direct and indirect enantioseparation of racemic compounds by liquid chromatography: A review, Current Medicinal Chemistry, vol 24, issue 8, 2017, page no 754-780.

3.      SonikaBatra and Ravi Bhushan, Enantioresolution of (RS)-Baclofen by liquid chromatography: A review, Biomedical Chromatography, vol. 31, issue 1, Jan 2017, e3833.

4.      SonikaBatra and Ravi Bhushan, Bioassay, Determination and separation of enantiomers of atenolol by direct and indirect approaches using liquid chromatography: A review” Biomedical Chromatography, Sep 2017, e4090, DOI: 10.1002/bmc.4090

5.    Sonika Batra and Ravi Bhushan, Synthesis of three strong UV absorbing naproxen based chiral derivatizing agents and their application for enantioseparation of Baclofen by RP-HPLC. Acta Chromatographica 27 (2), (2015) 1-14. DOI: 10.1556/AChrom.27.2015.2.5"