Categorical Entry #174: 4,626 ITAs are issued within the new draw
Canada held its 174th Categorical Entry draw on January 21. A complete of 4,626 ITA are issued.
This was the second invitation spherical held in two days. The minimal Complete Rating System (CRS) rating on this spherical was 454.
A complete of 4,626 candidates are invited by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) within the January 21 draw they usually wanted a minimal rating of 454.
Right now’s CRS cut-off rating was seven factors decrease than the earlier CEC-specific draw held on January 7, which had a CRS cut-off rating of 461.
Canada’s major three classes are managed underneath the Categorical Entry System are: –
Within the Categorical Entry system, eligible candidates for the FSWC, FSTC, CEC applications, and a few Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates are scored based mostly on the Complete Rating System, or CRS.
Candidates are ranked within the pool based mostly on the CRS that considers 4 major elements: –
- Expert work expertise
- Proficiency in English or French
Whereas a job supply just isn’t required as a way to be eligible underneath the Categorical Entry system, the CRS does award further factors to candidates who’ve one.
Candidates who obtain a provincial nomination by means of Categorical Entry get a further 600 CRS factors which primarily ensures they’ll get hold of an ITA.
IRCC is but to carry an all-program attract 2021.
The return to PNP- and CEC-specific attracts is a powerful signal that IRCC will rely closely on Categorical Entry candidates presently in Canada to try to obtain its immigration targets for 2021. On the similar time, it does seem strongly doubtless that FSWP and FSTP candidates can even be thought-about for Categorical Entry attracts in 2021, even through the coronavirus pandemic. Final yr, IRCC held PNP- and CEC-specific attracts when the pandemic started however ended 2020 by holding quite a few all-program attracts, enabling FSWP and FSTP candidates to additionally get hold of ITAs.