IRCC Launches Category-Based Selection Draw for Express Entry
British Columbia has declared the first draw of the September month on 7th September 2021. The latest draw has been declared under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP).
The draw is under all the category like
Whereas total 34 candidates were invited under the British Columbia Tech pilot program with the cut-off of 80 points.
|Date||Number of Invitations||Category||Minimum|
|07th September 2021||34||SI – Skilled Worker||80||Tech Draw|
|SI – International Graduate||80|
|EEBC – Skilled Worker||80|
|EEBC – International Graduate||80|
The BC PNP Tech was launched in May 2017 as a pilot project following a labour market study that found the biggest issue facing B.C.’s technology sector was access to talent. Following the success of the project, B.C made it a permanent program. The program is designed to enable employers in British Columbia’s technology sector to continue to attract and select international talent when qualified workers are not available locally.
In May 2017 the British Columbia PNP has launched this Tech Pilot Program to attract the international talent in the IT sector. The program allows the province based employers to hire employees from the overseas. The program has some criteria under which candidates can get the nomination.
|0131||Telecommunication carriers managers|
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|0512||Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts|
|2133||Electrical and electronics engineers|
|2147||Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)|
|2171||Information systems analysts and consultants|
|2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|2173||Software engineers and designers|
|2174||Computer programmers and interactive media developers|
|2175||Web designers and developers|
|2221||Biological technologists and technicians|
|2241||Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians|
|2242||Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)|
|2243||Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics|
|2281||Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support technicians|
|2283||Information systems testing technicians|
|5121||Authors and writers|
|5125||Translators, terminologists and interpreters|
|5225||Audio and video recording technicians|
|5226||Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts|
|5227||Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts|
|5241||Graphic designers and illustrators|
|6221||Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade|
During the entire COVID 19 (Wuhan Virus) pandemic the British Columbia is the prominent province which has invited a good number of candidates and even from the starting of the year 2021 it is one of the province which has invited highest number of candidates. This year province has issued more than 8000 candidates.