Canada remains on its assurance to welcome over 100,000 immigrants through Express Entry-managed plans. IRCC called 5,000 applicants to apply for Canadian permanent residency in the 9th Express Entry draw of 2021 held on 18 March. In this draw, IRCC considered Candidates from Canadian experience class with a minimum score of 449. According to Canadian Government statistics from March 8, almost 77% of Express Entry applicants in Canada are entitled to the CEC.
Counting this newest express entry draw, Canada has invited 43,840 total applicants from PNP and CEC streams to apply for permanent residency (Canada PR). The motion is showing that Canada is going on the right track for implementation of the goal of 108,500 aspirants through express entry this year.
Overview Draw No. 176
Date and time of draw round
March 18, 2021, at 11:30:56 UTC
CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate
February 19, 2021, at 15:59:57 UTC
- This is the first CEC draw since the massive CEC draw on February 13, which invited over 27,000 applicants with CEC.
- History was made in February-2021 when every single CEC aspirant was invited in a sole draw over 27,000 invitations total!
- The subsequent express entry draw is anticipated to follow on March 31, 2021.
How did applicants succeed in invitations to apply for PR?
The candidate is evaluated by the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). This is a point-based system. Those applicants who obtain the highest scores will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency in Canada.
Eligibility standards for CEC
The following are the important parameters in the express entry draws:
- Work experience in Canada
- Language expertise
- Relevant education
- Your location in Canada
Who has received the invitation?
Below is an imaginary situation of somebody who may have been called in the fresh Express Entry draw.
Rajesh is 32 and accomplished his bachelor’s degree in Canada. He performed the IELTS and got an 8 in listening and reading and a 7.5 in speaking and writing. He passed graduation in timely 2020 and has since been employed in Canada as a Marketing manager. He is wedded to Vaishali, who is presently living outside of Canada. They arrived at the pool with Rajesh as the principal applicant. Their CRS score of 453 would have been extraordinary to acquire an ITA in the March 18 Express Entry draw.
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