Karanjit is the second Indian to get silver at Mr. Amateur Olympia after Mr. World Hira Lal also of Punjab who won silver medal last year in the same class. Dr. Randhir Hastir Coach of Both Karanjit and Hira Lal and many other International stars like the Great Khali, IFBB Pro Verinder Ghuman, Mr. Asia Ravi Kumar , Mr. India Manjeet Singh etc expressed his immense happiness on Karanjit's performance. Punjab Amateur Bodybuilding Association and Indian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation congratulated him on his performance.
One his arrival at Jalandhar (Punjab) Karanjit Singh was given a warm welcome by many bodybuilders and officials of the city like Mohinder Thukral, Vijay Kuamar, Lovleen Bhagat, Ashwani Ashoo, Ricky Saryoa etc.