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Latest Express Entry draw opened on 12th August 2019 to issue 3,600 Invitations yet again

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 13, Aug 2019

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The IRCC has finally launched the first draw of August 2019 to invite 3,600 candidates 3rd time in a row. In previous two rounds also the IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) issued the same number of invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residency. However, this time around, the EE draw opened after a delay considering the fortnightly draw trend set by IRCC for the express entry draws.

Latest Express Entry Draw on August 12, 2019

Find below the results of the latest draw of Federal EE system.

  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from August 12, 2019 to August 13, 2019.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 466 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,600 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule:August 6, 2019 at 12:14:53 UTC
All invited candidates in the current EE draw, will have to submit complete Canada PR application within 60 days from receive the invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency.
Click here to view complete list of Express Entry Draws

16th Express Entry draw - An Analysis

The express entry draw opened with a delay this time around. Considering the 15th day draw pattern, it was expected to open on 15th Day from the last draw, however, it opened on 19th day from the last draw. This was the rare delay in launch of the draw after a long time.

Express Entry Cut Off Marks at 12th August 2019

Increase in the CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) Score going to be a bit disappointment for the applicants who were expecting it to fall once again. However, it got increased by 7 points instead of decreasing in the draw opened on August 12, 2019. In fact, it was expected, as most of the time when draw opens after a delay, the cut off or CRS score requirement gets decreased. Though invitations issued by the IRCC were higher side (i.e. 3,600 invitations) 3rd time in a row from IRCC.

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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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