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British Columbia Invited 205 Candidates in latest BCPNP draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 09, May 2018

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British Columbia has invited a total of 205 candidates in latest draw of its British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). The draw was launched on May 2, 2018 to issue invitations to the BCPNP candidates under key streams, i.e. International Skilled Workers and International Graduate streams. This was the first draw of the month and launched just after the week of previous BCPNP draw held on April 25, 2018.

Latest British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) Draw

The BCPNP draw launched on May 2nd was focused on inviting the skilled workers and international graduates unlike the previous draw (on April 25), which was meant for the Technology Only candidates. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) is one of the most popular immigration programs in Canada, applied by huge number of Canada PR aspirants all over the world every year.

Also read-New Brunswick opened Express Entry stream of its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Latest BCPNP Draw (May 02, 2018)

Date Category Minimum Score Total Issued Invites
02-May-18 EEBC-Skilled Worker 91 Total: 205
EEBC-International Graduate 91
SI-Skilled Worker 86
SI-International Graduate 91
SI-Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60

The minimum qualifying marks for Express Entry Skilled Worker and Express Entry International graduate streams were 91 points or more. The minimum points needed for the Provincial skilled workers were 86 points. Whereas for the Entry level and semi-skilled workers minimum 60 points were needed. Let's take a look at the draw previous BCPNP draw.

BCPNP Draw (April 25, 2018)- Technology Only

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued
25-Apr-18 (Technology only) EEBC-Skilled Worker 89 Total: 29
EEBC - International Graduate 89
SI-Skilled Worker 84
SI- International Graduate 84

The BCPNP draw held on April 25 focused on the Technology only candidates.

BCPNP-Express Entry Stream

The Express Entry Stream of British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) is largely popular among the applicants. This is the reason that a huge number of candidates apply for this stream every year. To apply in this stream, you need to first register your profile in Federal Express Entry System of Canada. The applicants who apply and get selected in the stream become eligible to receive 600 additional CRS points in the express entry system of Canada.

The additional points received make the applicants eligible to receive the ITA (invitation to apply) for Canadian permanent residency (PR) from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) in the upcoming draw of Federal Express Entry system of Canada.

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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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