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BC PNP draw on 14th October invited 417 PNP candidates.


BC PNP draw on 14th October invited 417 PNP candidates.

The latest BC PNP draw selected 417 applicants in five subcategories through Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program invited 417 applicants in the latest PNP draw held on 14th October. In the recent draw, the province selected candidates from five subcategories through Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. The BC province holds regular draws in different PNP categories and makes the selection in various streams.

The important aspects of the draw – 14th October 2020

  • Points required – 75 to 94
  • Candidates invited - 417


The appellants who were invited were from Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories, as well as the Entry Level and Semi-Skilled subcategory of the Skills Immigration stream. The selection score was set between 75 to 94 in all the categories. Owing to the pandemic situation, there were 31 occupations that were not included in the recent draws.

However, the COVID 19 times has not been able to deter the situation too much, and a lot of appellants have been able to migrate to BC PNP with ease. Two weeks ago, in the draw of BC province, 450 applicants were issued the provincial nomination.

BC Tech Pilot Program

BC holds regular Tech pilot draws in 29 eligible occupations. In the Corona time as well it was one of the most popular program of BC. The program was launched in 2017 and recruited skilled workers in the IT sector to meet the labor market needs. To be eligible in the Tech Pilot stream, the applicant should have a valid job offer of at least 12 months in any one of the Tech Pilot eligible occupations.

The applicants who wish to qualify in the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC categories should create a Profile in BC PNP and register themselves under Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). The applicants' credentials are calculated based on a lot of factors like education, work experience, proficiency in English, and employment location. The selected applicants are also eligible for extra 600 bonus points in the federal Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) score calculation.

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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
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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