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Ontario PNP, select 772 Express Entry candidates in the latest Tech draw


Ontario PNP, select 772 Express Entry candidates in the latest Tech draw

On 15 October 2020, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) selected 772 express entry candidates in the latest provincial Nomination draw. The applicants selected were from one of the six tech workers' occupations and needed to have at least one year one experience in the referred field.

The Notifications of Interest (NOIs) were issued in the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for selection was set between 462 and 470 points.

The six targeted Tech Occupation of the 15th October OINP draw was-

  • NOC 0213 Computer and information systems managers
  • NOC 2147 Computer engineers
  • NOC 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
  • NOC 2173 Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 2174 Computer programmer and interactive media developers
  • NOC 2175 Web designers and developers


The recent is the fourth Tech Draw of 2020 of Ontario. Before this, the previous draw was on 29 July 2020, and it was the biggest draw of 2020 when 1,288 Express Entry candidates received a nomination in Tech categories.

The OINP Draw

To be selected in the recent Tech pilot category, the skilled foreign workers do not require any job offer, but they need to have at least one year of work experience in one of the six tech occupations. Being skilled in your profession is the key to success.

Express Entry System is a popular economic immigration pathway for skilled workers and has three subcategories - Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.

For Ontario's Human Capital Priority stream, the applicant from the Federal Skilled Worker Program and the Canadian Experience Class is selected. Those appellants who achieve the high Comprehensive ranking system (CRS) score are selected for immigration from the pool. The point calculation is based on several factors like age, language skills, Work experience, and education.

To be selected for the Ontario Provincial nominee program, the appellant can create a profile in the express entry system as well and mention the interest of living in Ontario in the application. The applicants are picked from the Express Entry pool, and they get an additional 600 point in the Federal system as well after their selection. After getting the NOIs, these applicants also have only 45 days to submit all the documents to IRCC.

Despite the Pandemic situation as well, there have been a large number of draws that have been conducted in the year 2020. In fact, this year is turning out to be a record-breaking year. Ontario is also one of Canada's most active provinces this year, with 2000 applicants already been sent NOIs. Further, the value of technical workers has also been highlighted during these times.

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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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