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IRCC invites 5,000 candidates in yet another Express Entry Draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 19, Mar 2021

IRCC invites 5,000 candidates in yet another Express Entry Draw The IRCC has opened yet another Express Entry draw in less than 48 hours to invite 5,000 candidates for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) category of the EE system. The latest draw took place on March 18, 2021. It is the 9th Program-specific EE draw on the trot the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has opened this year.

Let us find out more details about the new draw.

New Program-specific Express Entry Draw on 18th March

The latest Express Entry System draw is for CEC category candidates, i.e., candidates who already have Canadian Work experience and are living in Canada now. The IRCC has invited 5,000 candidates in the current draw, with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement of just 449 points.

Express Entry Draw on March 18, 2021

Date EE Category No. of ITAs Minimum Score Requirement Tie-breaking rule
March 18, 2021 Only for CEC Candidates 5,000 449 February 19, 2021 at 15:59:57 UTC

Now, Express entry has issued 43,840 invitations in nine program-specific draws conducted this year until date. This is a new record for number of invitations at this point of year.
Click here to see the complete list of EE draws until the date
express entry draws 18 march 2021

Draw for FSW category

After the nine program-specific draws this year, the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) category candidates must be waiting eagerly for an all-program Express Entry draw. Although this trend from IRCC is unprecedented, after so many specific draws this year, now IRCC likely to go back to its normal draw routine of all-program draws.

express entry invitations 18 march 2021

It will be interesting to see what cut-off the Canadian government announces for an upcoming FSW category draw, as last year it was hovering around the 470 mark most of the time.

To confirm your eligibility for Express Entry or relevant Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and apply for a Canada PR visa this year, you may contact a qualified Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue Toll-Free-Number- 78-18-000-777 or send us an e-mail at


Rajneesh Kumar

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