Posted on February 26, 2020
The Canadian immigration department, i.e. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its biggest ever express entry draw on February 19, 2020, and invited staggering 4,500 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residency (PR) visa.
The highest number of invitations issued in a single draw took even the experts and applicants by surprise and now the expectations from the upcoming draws are even higher.
Let’s find out the assessment and expectations from the upcoming draws of the federal express entry system.
The number of invitations got drastically increased from 3,500 invites in 5th February draw to 4,500 invites in the 19th February draw. This occurred largely due to the marginal drop of just two points, in the CRS Score requirement from IRCC.
Last time, the Cut off went to this low in December invitation round of EE draw. Likewise, if the CRS drops below 470 marks in the forthcoming draws, we may see such huge draws again from the IRCC.
The CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) Score requirement or qualifying marks has been around 470 marks for a long time now. Hence, the applicants with relatively low point scores are waiting for the long awaiting considerable reduction in the same.
However, reduction in the cut off depends on various factors, i.e. the number of PNP invitations rounds taking place, new candidates entering the express entry system, the average CRS score in the express entry pool, etc.
Considering all mentioned factors, we may expect some drop in the qualifying marks in the forthcoming draws, although, this fall unlikely to be a huge one.
Also read- Canada PNP process and requirements 2020
The express entry candidates, who are not getting the invitation to apply for Canadian PR Visa due to relatively low point score still has an alternate pathway in the form of Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Almost every Canadian province has a PNP through which it invites, selects and nominates the skilled and talented foreign skilled workers, despite their relatively low point score.
The nomination received from a Canadian province helps an applicant get the Canada PR invitation.
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Posted on May 4, 2019
The Express Entry CRS Score requirement has not been consistent with a pattern like most of the years in the past. This year, we saw the extremely lowcut off on 30th January draw, however, in the very next draw on 20th February, it went drastically high.
Looking at this bumpy and unpredictable nature of the EE draw results, candidates are also uncertain about their chance of receiving ITA this year. And the question which is bothering most of the applicants is what will be the lowest score this year.
The lowest CRS score requirement is never easy to predict at any point of time in the year, as IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) has always been unpredictable with the draw results.
If we look at the requirement this year, in the very first draw the qualifying marks started moderately at 449 points, which went further down in next draw and touched the lowest mark of last one and half years on 30th January draw, i.e. 438 points.
It increased significantly to 457 points in very next express entry draw and since then, it is gradually dropping point by point. In the last EE draw opened on 1st May 2019, the CRS score requirement was 450 points or above.
Since 20th march draw, the Cut off is constantly reducing. However, even with the falling trend, it is not possible to predict as to what will be the lowest mark this year. Taking in to account all the consideration and express entry pool latest status, we may expect the cut-off marks to hover around 400 and 450. If you look at the express entry pool status on April 26, 2019, a total of 35,349 Candidates in the pool had the point score between 401 and 450. Hence, in upcoming EE draws, we may expect the qualifying marks to drop down below 450 or even less.
Such a drop in the qualifying marks will make the huge number of express entry candidates eligible to get Canada PR invitation from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).
If your CRS Score is not high enough in federal EE System to grab the Canada PR invitation, you can apply for provincial nomination and get the additional 600 CRS points. The PNPs provide a pathway to get Canada PR through their various streams.
Lastly, if you have plans to immigrate to Canada this year, get in touch with Visas Avenue for best process assistance right from selection of the right program to documentation filing of visa application and approval, etc.
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