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600 candidates invited in the Federal Express entry draw announced on 19th August 2020

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600 candidates invited in the Federal Express entry draw

It is the 27th Express Entry draw in which 600 candidates are shortlisted. The score requirement was 771 CRS points. It was the highest-scoring draw of year and the third draw this month. With the increased frequency of the draw this month, it could be speculated that slowly and steadily the Canada immigration is getting back on track.

On 19th August 2020, the 160th express entry draw of Canada was heled in which 600 invitations were sent to the applicants with the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 771. It means that all the candidates who secured 771 points are eligible to apply for permanent residency in Canada. The Invitations came with the stipulation that the applicant should have a provincial nomination to be selected in the draw. It is one of the high scorings draws of Canada Express entry this year. This could be a large number of applications and a shorter duration between the draws.

Important aspects of the draw-

  • Applicants selected (ITAs) – 600
  • Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores - 771

 

This was the third round of draw in the month of August. The previous two draws were held on 5th And 6th August. On 5th August, an all program draw was released in which 3900 ITAs were issued with the minimum CRS score requirement of 415. Then just with a one day gap, the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), specific draw was released on 6th August in which 250 candidates made the cut.

This is the 27th Express Entry Draw. During the pandemic time, a pattern has been witnessed with the express entry draws where a large number of Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC)specific draws are conducted. If this pattern is to be speculated, then the CEC draw will likely be announced tomorrow or sometime soon. It was a CRS score draw which has invited a large number of applicants, and with this draw the total number of invites has reached 62450. Tt a record of its own; hence, it can be argued that despite the coronavirus crises, the immigration process has not slowed down.

The IRCC applies the tie-break rule to all its draws, which was applied from 24th July 2020, at 11:29:33 UTC. It means all those applicants who have score 771 Points in the CRS ranking and have submitted their profile on or before the set date and time they are eligible for immigration. The tie break rule is the best way to rank the applicants with the same CRS score. Meeting the CRS score is one of the prime requirements for Canada immigration.

While a job offer is not mandatory for Canada immigration through Express Entry. It helps the case if the applicant has a job offer in hand. There are three subcategories of express entry program, - Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class(CEC), and The applicant should apply for PR through any one of these programs only.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, There is no cost to completing an Express Entry profile. After you receive an ITA and submit a full application you will be required to pay application fee…for more details call us directly.

Yes, one can easily apply being in job because express entry process run simultaneously.

If your spouse, or common law partner accompanying & have graduation, post graduation or any higher qualification you can get ECA done this will increase CRS points, there is no compulsion.

The basic thing that you should aware of your profile eligibility before you apply, there are certain steps to follow like get qualification assessed by ECA prepare IELTS and follow the Federal System of inviting skilled immigrants in Canada is called Express Entry Program. The program is one of the most popular way to applying to Permanent Resident Visa.

Express Entry was introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in the year 2015 This Federal system of CRS evaluates the applicants on the basis of their credentials such as present age, educational levels, work experience & skills acquired, English and French language ability etc.

Basically Proof of funds indicates your financial stability

Number of Family Members Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)
1 $12,474
2 $15,530

Application processing fees to IRCC: $550 per person, and $150 per dependent child. Right of Permanent Residence fees to IRCC: $490 per person, no fees for dependent children. Educational Credential Assessments: around $300 per person if you count international delivery by courier.

ECA is the only way for you to receive points for your foreign education, yes it is mandatory , you can avoid ECA only if you have any qualification done from Canada .

No, Not really. IELTS is to know language proficiency parameter which can also be awarded by giving CELPIP-G

TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

In 75% of cases, an application submitted through Express Entry is processed within 6 months from the date it is received, processing time also depend on getting ITA also , rest left 25% cases can clear process in 9-12 months, if someone is on very low CRS then time varies case to case

For filing your application, you need to create your express entry profile. You cannot file your express entry application if you are not having your Language Proficiency points with you . It is mandatory to appear in any of the asked tests by IRCC either is will be IELTS exam
CELPIP-G
TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
Any of the above provide you language proficiency points

You do not need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. There are programs available for you that allow you to apply for permanent residency in Canada without securing employment beforehand. You can apply PR if you are considered a Skilled Worker.

After you receive PR Canada you can start your job search from Indian, we also help applicant to reach wider audience of employers so that applicants profile can get more approaches, you can also refer to social media platforms like Linked in, it plays important role, make connections stay connected & explore.

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