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1st SkillSelect Round of 2020 - Australia Invites 1,000 candidates for Subclass 189 visa

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 01, Feb 2020

visas default image The Department of Home Affairs (DHA), Australia has invited total 1300 candidates in the latest SkillSelect Invitation round on 10th January 2020. The invites have been issued under two key GSM visa categories i.e. Skilled Independent Subclass 189 visa and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) - Family Sponsored.

Let's find out more about this latest invitation round.

10th January SkillSelect Invitation Round

This time around, the monthly invitation round for the two GSM visa categories, occurred on the 10th of this, though it usually takes place on the 11th of every month.Australian government has issued total 1,300 invitations in the January 2020 invitation round.

Out of the total number 1,000 invites were sent to Subclass 189 Visa candidates alone, while 300 invite issued to candidates registered for Subclass 491 visa. The minimum point score requirement was 90 points for both visa categories. Find below the details of separate invitations sent for both visa categories:

10th January SkillSelect Invitation round Result

Visa subclass Number of Invitations  Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1000 90
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 300 90
Total 1,300

In the year 2019, Australia issued total 3,700 invitations to apply for Australia Subclass 189 and 491 visa. Out of this total number, 3,200 ITAs issued to Subclass 189 visa candidates only.
Also read- How to Apply for General Skilled Migration (GSM) Visa Categories in Australia

Pro rata occupations in the 10th January invitation round

Find below the points requirement, date of effect etc. for the pro-rata occupations:

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
189 2211 Accountants 95 23/04/2019 1:56pm
189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 95 18/10/2019 10:51am
189 2334 Electronics Engineer 90 25/09/2019 6:35am
491 2334 Electronics Engineer 95 3/01/2020 3:10pm
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 90 1/06/2019 4:20pm
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 90 28/08/2019 12:31pm
189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 90 1/09/2019 9:12am
189 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 90 2/10/2019 8:32am
491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 90 11/12/2019 7:33pm
189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 90 30/09/2019 4:46pm
491 2631 Computer Network Professionals 90 20/11/2019 2:40pm

Apply in best Australia Skilled visa this year

Australia will invite 1, 60,000 people this program year under skilled migration program, hence, if you want to apply GSM visa categories, i.e. Subclass 189 Visa, Subclass 190 visa and new Subclass 491 visa in 2020, you should prepare immigration file now in the guidance of a trusted Australia immigration consultant.

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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.

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