The Latest Express Entry Draw marked the decrease of 3 points in its Cut-Off score
The Latest Express Entry Draw marked the decrease of 3 points in its Cut-Off score.
Federal Express Entry program is one of the most popular immigration programs in Canada. There are three different streams through which applicants register their profiles in the Express Entry pool including Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC):
The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) is a point-based immigration program which qualifies the applications for Express Entry to Canada
Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC):
The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) is for all those people who get qualified in skilled trade and now want to become a permanent resident in Canada. For that, an applicant must meet all the eligibility requirements strictly.
Canadian Experience Class (CEC):
The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is an immigration category for Canada’s foreign workers who wish to become permanent residents there. So, all those immigrants who have skilled work experience in Canada can apply for the same.
However, irrespective of streams, the primary goal of the program is to target skilled, educated, well-experienced individuals of different nationalities to Canada so that they can contribute in the economy of the state as early as possible after their immigration.
This program uses Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) to evaluate all applications, which is based on six selection factors like education background, working experience, age, language proficiency, and connections or relations in Canada. And, a minimum of 67 points is essential to apply for the program. It means that if an applicant scored less than 67 CRS score, then he/she is not eligible to apply for any of the stream, come under the Express Entry Program.
So, every interested applicant needs to check its eligibility and calculate his/her CRS score to be sure whether he can apply for the program or not. Once he/she has checked requirements, he/she needs to fill the application form and submit it along with relevant documents to the concerned authorities for verification and evaluation.
As stated above, evaluation and scoring are based on the six multiple factors. Next, to scoring and ranking, Immigration, Refugees and Canada Citizenship (IRCC) releases the Express entry draws in almost after every two weeks. In the draw, only the high scoring application receive an Invitation to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence.
The latest Express Entry Draw held on March 06, 2019, in which 3,350 Invitation to Apply were issued to the applications, applied under Canada Express Entry program for Permanent Residence there. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 454.
Whereas, in the previous invitation round held on February 20, 2019, the lowest score was 457. Here the reason for the 3-point decline is a time gap between two consecutive Draws. Approximately, there was 14 days gap between these two, which was not too long. And due to the short time gap, less number of entries got registered in the pool and score decreased.
The competition is quite high, as well as it is a little difficult to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the program. Whether it’s the age or working experience, everything counts for Express Entry score.
For instance, individuals within the age group of 18-35 years score 12 credits whereas individuals of age 45 years score only 01 credit. Similarly, PhD Holders score 25 credits whereas secondary diploma or high school diploma holders score only 05 credits.
Every selection factor has different maxima of credits like age has a maximum of 12 points, the educational background has a maximum of 25 points, adaptability includes 10 points, language proficiency has 28 points, working experience has a maximum of 15 points, and arranged employment has a maximum of 10 points.
However, it is worth noting that there are some specific guidelines for working experience like the candidate must have worked at least 30 hours per week and at least 1,560 hours in a year. Moreover, the job for which experience has provided must include in the high-skilled profession on the National Occupation list of Canada (NOC) under
Skill Type 0 (zero), which includes management jobs like restaurant managers, mine managers, and shore captains (fishing); or,
Skill Level A which includes professional jobs that usually calls for a degree from a university, like doctors, dentists, architects and more; or,
Skill Level B which includes technical jobs and skilled trades those usually call for a college diploma or training as an apprentice, like chefs, plumbers, electricians and more.
In addition to this, provincial nominations from any province like Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba boost up the score with an additional 600 points.
So, if you are interested in applying for Federal Express Entry Program or need any information regarding draws and CRS score, then seek support from experts of Countrywide visas.
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