Saskatchewan held the latest provincial draw and selected 279 candidates from Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand streams.
On April 8, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) held a new draw and selected immigration candidates for a provincial nomination. The applicants were from the International Skilled Worker category. There were 146 applicants invited in SINP’s Express Entry sub category and 133 through the Occupations In-Demand subcategory. In both subcategories, the minimum Expression of Interest (EOI) score was set at 70 points.
The Key Highlights of the Draw - Saskatchewan
ITA - 279
EOI score - 70
To be selected in the Saskatchewan Provincial Draw, the applicants required an Educational Credential Assessments to assess if the education is as per the Canadian Standards. The candidate also required work experience in one of the 58 in-demand occupa...
The Latest BC PNP draw was conducted on April 6, in which 80 applicants were selected from Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration categories for nomination.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw was held on April 6, 2021. There were 80 applicants invited in the draw under Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories. The Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories applicants required a minimum provincial score of 80.
The Key Highlights of the Draw – BC PNP Tech Pilot
ITA - 80
CRS score - 80
About the BC PNP Tech Pilot
The BC PNP Tech Pilot is an immigration pathway for tech workers and international students for relocation in British Columbia. The program got launched in 2017 and has been one of the most successful programs of British Columbia, with an extension till June 2021.
All those applicants regis...
The Quebec province's second draw was announced, and it was more than two times bigger than the previous draw.
On March 30, 2021, the Quebec province conducted the second draw of the province, and it was twice as big as the first draw. The provinces elected 208 Immigration candidates for permanent selection.
The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) selected these applicants under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) and these candidates should have an Expression of Interest (EOI) in Arrima, the online portal of Quebec.
There were two types of candidates invited in the latest round:
The applicants who had a validated job offer; and
another type is those applicants who were in Quebec as a diplomat, consular officer, United Nations representative or a representative of any of the intergovernmental orga...
5000 CEC applicants were selected in the latest Express entry with the CRS Score as low as 432. It is a significant drop in CRS score from the previous draw.
On April 1, there were 5000 Express entry applicants selected for Immigration by the IRCC. The selection was for Canadian Experience Class (CEC) applicants and the CRS score was set at a minimum score of 432. This score is 17 points less than the previous CEC-only draw.
The Key Highlights of the Draw - April 1
CRS score - 432
The tie break rule for the applicant with the same CRS score of 432 was set before February 16, 2021, at 09:51:22 UTC, as per the tie-break rule. It is the third lowest CRS core requirement of Express entry. The previous two low scores were on February 13, 2021 draw, and on June 25, 2020.
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Express Entry's latest draw was a PNP-specific draw conducted on March 31. There were 284 applicants selected with the CRS score requirement of 778.
The recent draw of Canada Express Entry was conducted on March 31 in which 284 applicants were selected for Nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) stream and the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut off score of selection asset at 778.
The Key Highlights of the Draw - Express Entry draw
ITA - 284
CRS score - 778
The PNP Specific Express Entry draw - 31 March
The latest score is high as compared to the previous draw score requirement of 449. the provincial nomination applicants are eligible for additional 600 points in the express entry when they receive a nomination. The lowest-scoring candidate would have a score of 178 without the PNP. The Tiebreak rule for the latest draw was applied for expres...