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April 19, 2021BY Archana CN ( 0 ) Comment


Express Entry: CRS drops to 417 as it invites 6000 CEC candidates. 

It’s the second-largest Express Entry draw in the history of it.

The Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada invited 6000 Canadian Experience Class with a Comprehensive Ranking System score of at least 417 on April 16, 2021.

It is the second-largest draw in the history of Express Entry. The three draws with a large size number of invitation occurred within the last few months.  The previous record invited 5000 candidates and, it smashed when 27 332 candidates were invited on February 13, 2021.

Those candidates with a CRS score of 417 were invited.  They submitted their profile before Match 1, 2021, at 19:53:46 UTC, as per the tie-break rule. The IRCC has issued to publish the time for the tie-break rules an administrative requirement.

IRCC continue to hold draws for temporary residents who live and work in Canada to fulfil the commitment of 401, 000 fresh comers.

IRCC released an announcement if introducing six new immigration pathways from May onward. It will invite 90000 candidates from three streams of French-speakers, essential workers, and international graduates. These streams in, combination with Express Entry, help to meet the target of the Immigration Level Plan of inviting 401, 000 newcomers in 2021.

Express Entry – 2021

A total of 53 390 Express Entry candidates have been invited so far in 2021. One of the biggest reason for their uprooting is the February 13 draw inviting CEC eligible 27, 332 candidates.

Canada is looking forward to increasing its intake for the 2021 target.

CEC candidates tend to have lower minimum scores as they are not competing with other class whereas, PNP candidates receive 600 points that due to a provincial nomination

While the COVID-19 restrictions remain in effect, the federal government of Canada is prioritizing to nominate residents living and working in Canada.

There are 97% CEC candidates residing in Canada and more than 21 000 CEC eligible candidates in the pool.

PNP has 104 candidates in the pool and 69 % outside Canada.

Although there are 141, 000 FSWP candidates in the pool, 95% are outside Canada. There are 55% of the FSTP out of the total 669 candidates.

 Who is invited – a hypothetical example.

Sejal is 36 years old women. She works as a Management consultant for the past six years and has a bachelor’s degree. She is excellent in English and has worked in Canada for a year.

Her CRS score stands at 445 and, she is eligible under the CEC to receive an ITA in today’s draw.

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