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Australia Invites 2,050 Candidates in Largest SkillSelect Invitation Round of 2020

Posted - 27, Mar 2020

In the March 2020 SkillSelect Invitation round, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), Australia has issued highest number invitations to apply for visa, i.e. 2,050. The invites have been issued to the candidates registered for Skilled Independent Subclass 189 visa and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491. Let's find out more about this latest invitation round.

March 2020 SkillSelect Invitation Round

Australia held the SkillSelect Invitation round on 13th March 2020 this time around, which is a rare thing to happen as the monthly invitation round usually takes place on 11th day of every month. The DHA invited highest number of candidates not only in the invitation round, but also for Subclass 189 visa, i.e. 1,750 candidates got invitation. Moreover, for Subclass 491 visa Australia has invited 300 candidates only this time around

13th March SkillSelect Invitation round Result

Visa subclass Number of Invitations Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1,750 90
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 300 85
Total 2,050

Interestingly, there wasn't any change in the minimum points score requirement compared to last draw, i.e. for subclass 189 visa points requirement was 90 points, while 85 points were needed for 491 visa in the March 2020 round. Now, Australia has issued total 8,550 invitations in the program year 2019-20.
Also read- Calculate your points for desired visa on Australia Immigration points calculator

Pro rata occupations in the 13th March Invitation Round

Find below the points requirement, date of effect etc. for the pro-rata occupations:

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
189 2211 Accountants 95 19/06/2019 11:45pm
189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 95 31/01/2020 07:12pm
189 2334 Electronics Engineer 90 29/01/2020 04:49pm
491 2334 Electronics Engineer 85 15/01/2020 1:58pm
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 90 18/11/2019 1:36pm
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 90 08/12/2019 3:13am
189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 90 07/01/2020 3:08pm
189 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 90 29/01/2020 6:37pm
491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85 04/02/2020 1:28pm
189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 90 29/01/2020 1:19pm
491 2631 Computer Network Professionals 90 12/03/2020 10:39am
 

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