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CRS Score Dropped to 464 points in latest Express Entry draw- CEC & PNP Candidates Got Invitations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 11, Apr 2020

visas default image Despite the disruption occurred due to Covid-19, Canadian government or IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) continues to hold draws and invite the candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

The latest draw of Express Entry system took place on April 9, 2020. This time around the draw opened for the CEC (Canadian Experience Class) and Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates. Find below the details of both category draws.

EE draw for CEC Candidates

Find below the results of the latest draw of Federal EE system, opened for the candidates registered under Canadian Experience Class (CEC) category:
  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from April 9, 2020 to April 10, 2020.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 464 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,294 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule:January 4, 2020 at 12:16:45 UTC
The IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) also invited PNP candidates in the draw opened on 9th April. Find below the details.

EE draw for PNP Candidates

Find below the results of the latest draw of Federal EE system, opened for candidates with provincial nomination:
  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from April 9, 2020 to April 10, 2020.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 698 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 606 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule:December 18, 2019 at 11:29:51 UTC
The Canadian Experience Class or CEC is one of the three main categories of Express Entry System along with FSW (Federal Skilled Worker) and FST (Federal Skilled Trades). Moreover, the PNP candidates are those candidates of Express Entry pool, which also have got the nomination from any Canadian province, and hence, received 600 additional CRS points based on the provincial nomination. Now, Canada has invited total 26,500 candidates in 8 Express Entry draws (counting both draws on 9th April as one) occurred this year. Canada has immigration target of inviting total 341,000 new immigrants in 2020.

Click here to view complete list of Express Entry Draws
The two draws in the above graph showing high CRS score requirement, i.e. on 18th March and 9th April, are the draws for the candidates with provincial nomination and additional CRS points.

Analysis of 9th April Express Entry draw

For the PNP nomination candidates, the CRS Score requirement is understandably high, while it has dropped to 464 points for the CEC category candidates. The CEC candidates are those express entry candidates who are already in Canada have Canadian work experience as well.

In case, you have not received the Canadian PR invitation since long, you may improve your CRS score and get the Canada PR invitation, by obtaining the provincial nomination.

Improve your CRS score to get Canada PR in 2020

As already discussed, Canadian government continues to accept application and invite candidates to apply Canada PR despite the Covid-19 disruption. However, if you are not getting invite due to low CRS score, the nomination obtained by applying in a PNP can really help you improve your CRS score in express entry system.

The provincial nomination makes you eligible to get 600 additional CRS points, in your express entry account and subsequently, get the Invitation to apply for Canada PR, in the next EE draw.

To apply in the relevant PNP program this year, you may contact Visas Avenue- a leading and registered Visa Consultancy Company in India with great success rate in terms of getting Canada PR visa approvals.

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.


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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.

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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