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Second Canada Express Entry draw in two days 3300 candidates invited


Second Canada Express Entry draw in two days 3300 candidates invited

In the 28th Express Entry draw, there were 3300 candidates invited in the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) category. The CRS score requirement was nine points higher than in the previous draw, and it was set at 454 points. It is the second draw of Express entry in a matter of just two draws. The previous draw was held on 19th August 2020. This is line with the tradition of One PNP and another CEC specific draw during the COVID 19 times.

Another Federal Express Entry draw was announced on 20th August 2020. It is the second draw in the span of two days. The IRCC draw number 161 invited 3300 Candidates in the Canadian Experience Class(CEC) with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement of 454. It means that all those CEC candidates who secured 454 points are eligible to apply for immigration.

Important aspects of the draw-
  • Applicants selected (ITAs) – 3300
  • Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores - 454


It was speculated as per the COVID 19 Pattern of draws that soon after the PNP specific draw another CEC draw will be announced. As expected, the CEC was announced just the following draw. The previous CEC specific draw was held on 23rd July 2020 in which a CRC score of 445 was asked to form the applicants. Today’s CRS score cut off is nine points higher than earlier cut off. It could mean that a large number of applicants have entered the pool since then.

In just two days, there have been 3900 Candidates invited, 600 in the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)-specific draws, and 3300 through the Canadian Experience Class(CEC) specific draw. It is highly beneficial for those applicants who were unable to meet the point score requirement in the All program Express entry program.

There is a Tiebreak rule that is applied in every Express Entry draw, and the Tiebreak rule is used to rank the candidates with the same CRS score. The candidates who apply on eth Specified date and time are selected as per the tie break rule. For this draw, it was applied on 27th July 2020 at 11:10:05 UTC. This means the profiles that were submitted after this date and time were not part of this draw.

It was a high scoring draw that invited a large number of applicants, and with this, the total number of invitations this year has reached 65,750. Despite the Corona Virus pandemic, the Canada Immigrations have been able to exceed the Immigration numbers than last year.

Candidates who are willing to apply for Permanent residency they can start the process by submitting their Express Entry profile. There are flexible online measures taken during this time for the documentation process as well. IRCC is taking measures to ensure the safety of you and loved ones and, at the same time, meet the immigration targets as well. Witnessing the large number of invitations sent by IRCC. It is best if you decide to get into the game when the chances of immigration are bright.

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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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