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Australia has released the details of April 2021 SkillSelect Invitation Round

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 15, May 2021

Australia has released the details of April 2021 SkillSelect Invitation Round Australian government has released the details of latest, i.e. the April 2021 SkillSelect Invitation round. After conducting the Invitation in January, the DHA (Department of Home Affairs), Australia has took a break for two months and opened the next invitation round in April month. However, DHA has released the details of this draw now.

April SkillSelect Invitation round

The April Invitation round took place on 21st April to issue 660 invitations to apply for visa. Australia invited 500 candidates to apply for Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189, while 160 applicants received invitation to apply for Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491.

SkillSelect Invitation Round on 21-04-2021

Visa Subclass Invitations Minimum Points Latest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 500 80   07/2019
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 160 65     03/2021
Total 660

After the April invitation round, now DHA has issued total 2,433 invitations in the program year 2020-21 to apply for GSM visas (i.e. Subclass 189/491 in six different invitation rounds.

Details of invitations issued until April 2021

  • Total Subclass 189 visa invitations- 1,690
  • Subclass 491 Visa invitations this year- 743

Pro-rata occupations in the April 2021 invitation round In view of the high level of demand, the following occupation groups will be subject to pro-rata arrangements to make certain the availability of invitations across the program year.

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect month
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A N/A
189/491 2334 Electronics Engineer N/A N/A
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 80 Jul-19
491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A N/A
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 90 May-20
491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 70 Sep-20
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers N/A N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A N/A

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