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IRCC Continues to drop CRS Score requirement- 10th Express Entry draw of 2017 invites 3,665 Candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 20, Apr 2017

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The Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada continued the reduction in the CRS score requirement vide its 10th express entry draw launched on April 19, 2017. The consistent fall in the qualifying marks this year has invited more than 30,000 applicants. The candidates selected in the present draw will receive ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency from IRCC. Lets take a look at key statistics of the draw.

10th Express Entry Draw of 2017

The key statistics of the draw are as follows:
  • The current EE draw is launched on April 19, 2017 and will end on April 20, 2017
  • The CRS Score requirement in the draw from IRCC is 415 points or more
  • The draw will invite a total of 3,665 candidates for Canada PR.

Lets get more insight on the current EE draw through a short assessment.

The fall in CRS Score requirement continues in 10th EE Draw

The trend of fall in CRS score requirement which started earlier this year doesnt seem to be stopping anytime soon now, as the Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has once again reduced the qualifying marks to record low, i.e. 415 points. This whole year has been a bunch of pleasant surprises for the Canada PR aspirants who have their profile registered in federal express entry immigration system.

Year of Surprises for registered applicants in express entry system

These surprises come in the form of reduced CRS Score requirement vide every EE draw this year, a massive number of invitations for Canada PR and also in terms of surprise draw launch much before the expected date (much before the fortnight of the previous draw). This time also the 10th express entry draw launched within a week of previous draw which was launched on April 12, 2017.

Click here to view the complete list of Express Entry draws

The number of invitations also maintained the trend of 3500 invitations per draw or beyond, which started on a month of January this year. This time around also, the IRCC will invite as many as 3,665 applicants to apply for permanent residency in Canada. However, the ITA doesnt confirm the status of permanent residency, as an applicant still needs to file visa application, submit documents, go through verification, and follow up the visa to get the approval for Permanent residence visa in Canada.

Great time to apply for PR in Canada this year via express entry system

If you are willing to live and work in Canada permanently, this is the just perfect time to apply for the same. At now, you will be able to get ITA (invitation to apply) for Canadian PR even with the low immigration points (Low CRS Score).

The IRCC- the immigration department of Canada is reducing the qualifying mark this year drastically to invite more and more skilled workers for Canadian permanent residency. So, get in touch with an accredited Canadian Immigration Consultancy Agency now to confirm all the details and apply for Canada PR via express entry system under the expert assistance.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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