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23rd Express Entry draw of 2016 is launched to issue highest ever Canadian PR invitations (2080)

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 03, Nov 2016

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Following the record number of invites in the previous express entry draw, IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) is yet again creating the history by issuing highest number of Canadian PR invitations (2080 invitations) in the 23rd express entry draw of 2016.

The candidates, who are able to get invitation mail post current express entry draw, will become eligible to apply for Canadian PR visa to IRCC. Lets take a look at the key statistics of 23rd draw of express entry in 2016.

Key Features of 23rd Express Entry draw of 2016

Find below the keys statistics of 23rd EE Draw:
  • The draw is open from November 02, 2016 to November 03, 2016.
  • A total of 2080 invitations will issued by IRCC for Canadian PR.
  • Qualifying marks (CRS Score) required are 472 points or more

Hence, the IRCC has invited record number of candidates for Canadian PR in the back to back express entry system.

Key analysis of the 23rd EE draw

Though, the there is minor decrease of 3 points in the qualifying marks in 23rd EE Draw however, it was still enough make record 2080 candidates eligible for Canadian PR. Qualifying marks were 475 in the previous draw and with the decrease of 3 points candidates need least 472 points to become eligible to receive ITA (Invitation to apply) for visa from IRCC.

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On the other end, number of invitations for Canada PR rocketed to staggering figure of 2080 with the jump of 276 additional invites compared to last EE Draw when 1804 candidates were invited by IRCC for Canadian PR.

Ideal Time to apply for Canadian PR via Express Entry

In view of the falling CRS score requirement and consistent rise in number of invitations; its the perfect time to apply for Canadian PR through popular express entry system of Canada.

If you have right skills and experience to live and get employed in Canada, you have a great chance of getting ITA (Invitation to apply) for PR Visa from IRCC. The IRCC at now is looking to meet its annual immigration target, and hence, the qualifying may decrease drastically in the forthcoming express entry draws as well. Hence, you must apply in express entry fast.

Need Assistance to Apply in Express Entry system for Canada PR?

If you have plans to apply for Canadian PR via express entry system, however, need advice and assistance from the expert, you may coordinate with the certified Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue. The Visas Avenue is the popular and registered Canadian immigration Consultancy Service in India. It provides inclusive support to the Canada visa applicants from start till end of the immigration process.

To speak to the expert at Visas Avenue, call now at 011-48447777 / 011-46194650 (Delhi), 040-42467777 (Hyderabad), or 080-46668222 (Bangalore). You may also send your express entry or Canada immigration related queries at Visas Avenue email id- to get prompt and relevant reply from the expert.


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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