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Canada Resumes FSW Draws - Now Low CRS is all Applicants need in new Express Entry Draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 14, Jul 2020

Canada Resumes FSW Draws - Now Low CRS is all Applicants need in new Express Entry Draw The opening of the regular Federal Skilled Worker category draw on 8th July 2020 has finally given respite to the express entry candidates waiting for the same since March month. However, the next big expectation the applicants has is the drop in the Comprehensive Ranking System Score requirement from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The CRS score demand in last EE Draw was 478 points, as the IRCC issued 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Will IRCC consider dropping the cut off in the next Express Entry System draw? Let us find out.

Express Entry draw trend this year

The express Entry draw results this year have been a mixed bag. The Express Entry started the year with cut of hovering around 470 mark. In first week of March, it shoot up to 720, which was a Provincial Nominee Program category draw. In the draws targeting PNP candidates, the qualifying marks are bound to remain high considering the invited candidates having 600 extra CRS points gained through provincial nomination.

New CRS Score Trend in 2020

Since the first week of March, the trend of the Comprehensive Ranking System score requirement has been zigzag, as you can see above. This trend is visible view of back-to-back Provincial Nominee Program and Canadian Experience Class category draws.
Also read- Which is the easiest Provincial Nominee Program to get Canada PR this year

Will CRS score drop in the upcoming EE Draws?

In view of the global pandemic situation, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have been inviting the Canadian Experience Class and PNP category candidates in last few months. The above graph explains the frequency of both these draws in last few months. Now, all eyes are on IRCC to see whether it drops the cut off or not in the next Express Entry draw.

Well, as per the experts, Canada cannot do without the skilled and talented immigrants as they play a significant role in the economy and growth of the Canada as an immigration destination. Hence, we may soon see the drop in cut off from IRCC to meet its annual immigration target.

What should you do as an applicant with low CRS score?

Now, as the Canadian government has resumed opening the Express Entry System- regular Federal Skilled Worker category draws, the applicants are expecting the drop in CRS score requirement as well.

Meanwhile, the candidates with low Express entry score are finding ways to obtain Canada PR invitation even with low point score. Once such option is applying in the appropriate Provincial Nominee Program. The nomination obtained through a Provincial Nominee Program nomination can increase your CRS score by 600 points.

To confirm your eligibility and apply in the best PNP based on your profile, you may call our Canada immigration expert on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or e-mail us at to get a call back from an 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.

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