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Draw No 165 of Express Entry announced, 4500 applicants got selected


Draw No 165 of Express Entry announced, 4500 applicants got selected

On 14th October 2020, the draw no 165 of express Entry was announced in which 4500 applicants were selected. It was the biggest draw of all time. the 4500 applicants who were shortlisted needed a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 471. The applicants who received 471 points or above were selected for relocation.

The Important Aspects of the Draw

  • CRS score – 471
  • ITAs sent – 4500


The Express Entry Draw

The CRS core required in the latest draw was the same as the score required in the previous draw of 30th September i.e. 471. But the number of appellants who received the ITAs saw a jump of 300 from 4200 to 4500. From the last three time, 4200 applicants were getting shortlisted in the previous draws, this draw of 14 Oct. saw a significant jump with 4500 applicants elected. This jump of appellants also made it the biggest draw of all time for Express entry.

The express entry works in three subcategories -Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class. The selected appellants are evaluated and valued in points which are based on factors such as age, educational degrees, work experience, and also language abilities in English or French. The highs coring appellants in the Draw received the ITA from the IRCC.

In all the express entry draws, the Tiebreak rule is applied to help select the applicants with the same CRS score. For the latest draw, the tie break rule was applied at 12:11:23 UTC on September 1, 2020

This year witnessed a High CRS score requirement with the minimum CRS score hovering at 470s. On the 6th of August, the Federal Skilled Trades Program required a score of 415 which is a high score in a program-specific category. The high CRs score requirement in express sentry has also resulted in the high CRS score requirement in PNP draws as well. The applicants who get selected through PNPs there are eligible for 600 extra points in the federal comprehensive ranking system (CRS) score category. Thus, resulting in a high Score required.

Despite the Corona virus pandemic, the year 2020 is turning out to be a record-breaking year with high CRS scores and high ITAs. With the latest draw, the total number of ITAs issued this year has reached 82850.

The new immigration level for admission targets between 2021 and 2023 will be announced soon by the end of the month. But the way things are moving, it is expected that high immigration targets will be set for the coming year as well.

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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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