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67 candidates invited in the latest British Columbia Tech Pilot draw


67 candidates invited in the latest British Columbia Tech Pilot draw

On 8th September, the British Columbia province held the Tech Pilot Program Draw where 67 Express Entry and Skills Immigration candidates were invited. The EOI Selection score was 80 points in all the subcategories.

In the latest BC PNP draw, there were 67 Express Entry and Skills Immigration candidates through the Tech Pilot program on 8th September. The selected applicants were issued invites in the Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories. The EOI score of selection was 80 points in all the categories. It means the applicants who secured the benchmark point of 80 they were selected in the Draw.

The Important Aspects of the Draw-
  • Candidates Invited – 67
  • categories- Express Entry and Skills Immigration
  • EOI score – 80


The 8th September Draw

Candidates selected in the Express Entry BC categories are eligible for the additional 600 points in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for getting the nomination. The applicants under the kills Immigration categories will get their applications processed BY the IRCC directly. To be selected under the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC categories, the candidates need to be registered in the BC PNP’s online portal and the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) both.

Understanding the BC PNP Tech Pilot Program

The British Columbia PNP - Tech Pilot is a fast way for the technical workers and international students to relocate to British Columbia province. The program was started in 2017 with the idea of helping companies attract skilled workers from all over the world. To be selected in this category, all applicants must have a job offer and at least one-year work experience in one of the pilot’s 29 in-demand occupations.

These 29 Tech Pilot Occupations of British Columbia are listed below:

Telecommunication carriers managers


Computer and information systems managers


Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts


Civil engineers


Mechanical engineers


Electrical and electronics engineers


Chemical engineers


Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)


Information systems analysts and consultants


Database analysts and data administrators


Software engineers and designers


Computer programmers and interactive media developers


Web designers and developers


Biological technologists and technicians


Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians


Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)


Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics


Computer network technicians


User support technicians


Information systems testing technicians


Authors and writers




Translators, terminologists and interpreters


Broadcast technicians


Audio and video recording technicians


Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts


Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts


Graphic designers and illustrators


Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade



British Columbia is the new Silicon Valley as there is a high demand for technical workers in the province. Hence, the Frequency of the tech workers draws as also increased in recent times. With the COVID 19 times increasing our dependency on Technology, more such draws are expected in the future as well.

The processing time of the province is fast, and it has become one of the most preferred choices of immigration in the world.

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