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OINP International Graduate Streams open to accept Applications- Masters Graduate stream capped quickly

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 02, Feb 2018

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The Ontario province of Canada has opened the International Graduate streams, i.e. Masters Graduate Streamand PhD Graduate Stream of its popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), i.e. Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) on January 29, 2018. However, the Masters Graduate Streamof OINP got capped within few hours only. Hence, at now PhD Graduate Stream of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is open to accept the fresh applications from applicants.

However, the provincial nomination has not revealed the fact as to how many applications they are going to accept under these to international student streams of OINP.

Also read- OINP starts issuing new Notifications of Interest (NOIs) through its Express Entry- HCP stream

International Graduate Streams of OINP

The International Graduate Streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), i.e. theMasters Graduatestream as well as PhD Graduate stream are immensely popular immigration programs among the applicants looking to live and work in Canada. These streams have been designed to lure and retain the international students in Ontario province who have Canadian education credentials.

Graduate streams open and close quickly

The international graduate streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program often open and closes within few hours in view of their immense popularity and demand. The first come, first served pattern of asters Graduatestream as well as PhD Graduate stream is also a key reason as to why these streams get capped in few hours.

Last year also the application intake limit of these two graduate streams of OINP reached in quick time on three occasions (i.e. February, May and October 2017).

OINP Immigration Target for 2018

The Masters Graduatestream as well as PhD Graduate stream of OINP are likely to open again in this year for new applications, till the time Ontario meets its annual immigration quota for 2018. The IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) has allocated a total of 6,600 nominations to Ontario for the year 2018. This means, the province of Ontario shall nominated 6,600 people for Canadian permanent residency in the year 2018 through the different streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). This annual target is up by 600 nominations compared to last year (2017).

Also read- Ontarios Express Entry-HCP stream is open along with 7 others- OINP Nomination allocations also increased

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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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