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CRS dropped to 400 points in new Express Entry draw for CEC

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 30, Apr 2021

CRS dropped to 400 points in new Express Entry draw for CEC Latest Express Entry draw opens on April 29, 2021

The IRCC has opened yet another Express Entry draw within 24 hours of the previous EE draw. The new draw opened on April 29, 2021 for Canadian Experience Class (CEC) category of federal Express Entry System. This EE draw has invited only the CEC category candidates, i.e. the candidates who already have Canadian Work experience.

Let us find out more details.

Express Entry Draw on 29th April

The IRCC has issued massive 6,000 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residence (PR) visa in this latest draw with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement of 400 CRS points.

Express Entry Draw on April 29, 2021

Date EE Category No. of ITAs Minimum CRS Score Requirement Tie-breaking rule
April 29, 2021 Only for CECCandidates 6,000 400 April 24, 2021 at 15:24:49 UTC

Now, after this latest CEC category draw of EE system, now IRCC has invited 61,771 candidates in 15 program-specific Express Entry draws opened this year. This number is excessively high, if we compare it to the invitations issued last year at this point, i.e. 30,989.

Click here to see the complete list of EE draws until the date

Latest Express Entry draw opens on April 29, 2021

Canadian government has the target of inviting 401,000 new permanent residents this year, and 108,500 will through the federal Express Entry System only. Hence, after this draw, IRCC yet to invite 46,727 more candidates this year.In fact, it may also bypass its target for the year, as it did last year.In addition, the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada are also inviting the skilled worker candidates regularly to nominate them for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) visa.

Hence, with such massive candidates yet to be invited, it is wise to apply for Canadian PR visa this year.

If you wish to apply for Canadian PR visa, through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in 2021, you may contact a certified Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue on Toll-Free-Number- 78-18-000-777 or send us an e-mail at


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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