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  • CL Educate (Career Launcher) acquires G.K. Publications

    Delhi, 12 Dec, 2011: CL Educate (formerly Career Launcher), Asias leading

    education service provider with activities across test prep, skills education, K12 schools

    and higher education, today announced the acquisition of G.K. Publications. With this

    strategic deal, CL Educate, a recognized broad spectrum education player, aims to

    further establish its stronghold in test prep and skill education verticals.

    G.K. Publications is a key publishing house specializing in career & academic test

    preparation and skill building resources. It is a leading publisher of books, study guides

    and test papers for professional examinations like GATE, IES, IAS, various public sector

    undertaking examinations etc. The management is lead by Rakesh Mittal and Poonam

    Mittal and has an active and highly qualified advisory board which oversees its content

    development and publication activities. G.K. Publications has a 1150 plus distributor

    network, 750+ dealer network across the country.

    Commenting on the acquisition, Mr. Gautam Puri, Vice Chairman and managing

    Director of CL Educate, said, The strengths of G.K. Publications coincide with the

    newer opportunities of test prep for CL Educate including GATE, Civil services and PSU

    Banking Examinations. G.K. Publications has sold around 6, 00,000 titles this year.

    Most of the students who buy the books of G.K. Publications are potential students for

    the test prep services.

    On behalf of G.K. Publications, Rakesh Mittal, co-founder of GK Publications, said,

    Value Added Services like a test series or coaching by CL Educate to the current

    customer base of G.K. Publications will be of immense value to students and even a 10%

    enrollment of the above students would dramatically add value to GK Publications

    business.

    About CL Educate Ltd.

    CL Educate Ltd. is Asia's leading education service provider and is led by a team of

    IITIIM alumni who share a passion for education. Over the past 15 years, CL has

    established itself as a national player in the field of test prep. Today, it functions across a

    broad spectrum of educational services including K12 schools, higher education and

    vocational training. Currently, CL is present in 175+ cities/towns of India with

    educational infrastructure in the form of learning centers exceeding 225 in number.

    About G.K. Publication:

    G.K. Publications publishes a wide variety of career and academic test preparation and

    skill-building resources designed for lifelong learning. G.K. Publications Pvt. Ltd. was

    established in 1994 with a vision to cater to the changing demands of the Indian

    education scenario. The company provides test preparation materials like formula

  • books, study resources, study guides , question banks to students to improve their

    performance in professional examinations like GATE, IAS, IES, PSU s , MAT, AIEEE ,

    IIT, PMT, BSNL, GRE, MBA, CLAT, etc.