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CRS cut-off score falls marginally in Canada’s recent Express Entry Draw

On December 23, Canada’s recent Express Entry draw took place. In this draw, there was a minute decrease in the minimum Express Entry cut-off score as compared to the prior two rounds.

A total of 5000 immigration candidates, who scored a minimum of 468 on their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), were accepted by the Canadian Government.

As per the last draw held on December 9, candidates were supposed to score at least 469 as per the CRS requirement which has changed slightly.

Record-breaking invitation were issued this year and the draw tally of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) reached 107,350.

The present-day draw was the fourth sequential greeting round to aid 5,000 ITAs for Canadian perpetual home. There was a predictable increment in the quantity of ITAs provided for all- program Express Entry draws since September 2.

IRCC just led program-explicit draws in the midst of the most rigid travel limitations during the starting months of the Covid-19 pandemic. From that point forward, and notwithstanding the progressing COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has found a way to encourage movement measures for the majority of its programs and to guarantee the selection of skilled specialists for permanent residence.

Canada’s immigration application management system which is known as Express Entry has three federal economic-class programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class.

Express Entry and a few Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) candidates are awarded score as per the CRS. Human capital factors which include age, education, work experience, and language ability in English or French are the key aspect on which points are awarded to the candidates.

Candidates who have scored excellent are granted an ITA, which in return can be used to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence.

If scores of two candidates are equal, a tie-breaking rule is implied by IRCC. Candidates who have scored 468 or more in their CRS will receive an invitation if they submit their Express Entry profile before June 4, 2020 13:39:44 UTC.

The recent draw proceeded with a pattern that has seen the cut-off CRS score decline in every one of the last four draws. This pattern might be clarified to some extent by the customary,

fourteen day stretch between draws that IRCC has kept up since September and the high number of ITAs that are being given in late draws.

Recently announced high Admission focuses on the three programs oversaw by Express Entry and its Provincial Nominee Program, which is additionally incompletely overseen by the Express Entry system, Canada has given a record number of ITAs in late draws. First time ever since Express Entry’s launch, Canada has issued a number of ITAs that have exceeded 100,000.

Various Express Entry-linked provincial nominee streams have been dynamic as of late. In the last four weeks, provinces like Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia have all held Express Entry-linked provincial draws.

Vyom Bhatt

Vyom Bhatt

An introverted millennial fueled by coffee and literature, keen on finding his way to the top by amassing every bit of knowledge this world has to offer.

Vyom is a BSC graduate from NUV. He has a good knowledge of the Canadian immigration system as he is a future Canadian immigration aspirant and is about to pursue a Master’s degree in Canada.

He is intrigued by novels and comics since he was a kid, has written several blogs on various topics, and loves to write in his free time.

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