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IRCC Invites 3,900 candidates yet again in the Latest Express Entry Draw opened on October 29, 2018

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 30, Oct 2018

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The 3rd Express Entry draw of the October month opened on October 29, 2018 to issue 3,900 Canada PR invitation yet again. With this draw the total number of invited candidates this month goes up to 11,700. This in fact is the highest number of candidates invited in any month this year. All invited candidates will now have to submit complete Canada PR application along with documents within the period of 60 days.

3rd Express Entry draw of October month

Find below the key statistics of the current Express Entry draw:

  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from October 29, 2018 to October 30, 2018.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 442 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,900 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule:October 16, 2018 at 06:09:04 UTC

Click here to view the complete list of Express Entry draws till date

Express Entry Draw Number of Invitation in 2018

Analysis of the current EE draw

In the present EE draw, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has marginally increased the CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) Score requirement by 2 points to make the qualifying marks as 442 CRS points or more. The applicants who don't meet or exceed this mark will not get Invitation to Apply (ITA) from IRCC this time around. With this draw, IRCC has maintained its borderline of 440 mark for the cut off marks or CRS score requirement, as it never came below this mark in this year.

Moreover, it's the third time in this month IRCC invited 3,900 candidates, which take the total issued invitation this month to whipping mark of 11,700. This is the highest number of candidates invited in any month in the year 2018. In the month of October, Canada has invited a huge number of Canada PR applicants not only through express entry System, but also through the periodic Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws occurred this month.

Also read- Month of October Witnessed Biggest PNP Draws of the year 2018

Didn’t receive Invite this time around? Here is the next step

If you have not received the Canadian PR invitation in the present draw of express entry system, you may explore the alternate pathways for obtaining the same, which includes but not limited to applying in provincial nominee program or enhancing your CRS score in the express entry system itself. You may coordinate with the trusted Canadian Visa consultancy service to get vital assistance in this regard.

Visas Avenue is the top and trusted Canadian Immigration Consultancy Company in India, which holds tremendous record for helping immigration applicants obtain permanent residency in Canada through the trusted pathways. You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, get a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.



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.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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