Niketan started his career as a model in 1994 with shows in Mumbai and Bangalore. A year later he hit the Delhi ramp circuit.Niketan has worked with a lot of big names in the fashion industry like Rohit Bal, Rajiv Bajaj,Rohit Gandhi, J J Vallaya,Suneet Varma,Muzaffar Ali ,Ashish Soni among others.
As a college student Aseem got an offer to do some fashion shows and it never stopped after
that. He has walked the ramp at the Lakme India Fashion Week for a host of fashion designers including Rohit Bal, Aki Narula, Rocky S, and Ritu Kumar. He is a housemate on Bigg Boss Season 6