Karan graduated in Political Science from Bhagat Singh College in Delhi University and post-graduated in International Relations from O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat. He has secured certification in Spanish from Instituto Cervantes, Delhi. He has researched on the legal frameworks regulating foster care in South Asia as part of his internship with Udayan Care, a Delhi-based NGO. He also interned with News 24, a news channel. He has represented India in the Asian Sub-Juniors category in Lawn Tennis, which was organized by the Asian Tennis Federation.