IRCC Launches Category-Based Selection Draw for Express Entry
Provincial Nominee Program has proven one of the most significant programs for the outland candidates to apply for Canada PR. In the recent past year, due to the Wuhan Virus pandemic, Canada Immigration has focused more on the inland applicants through the Canadian Experience Class. On the other end, this year until now there is no single Federal Skilled Worker Program draw has been declared. As a result, the PNP program is the only hope for the immigrants who wish to get a Canada PR. As per the latest update in Canada express entry the IRCC has declared the latest draw on 24th November 2021. In this draw total of 613 candidates have been invited to apply for Canada PR.
|# Number of Draw||Date||Program||Invitations||Lowest-ranked candidate invited CRS score|
|210||November 24, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||613||737|
|209||November 10, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||775||685|
|208||October 27, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||888||744|
|207||October 13, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||681||720|
|206||September 29, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||761||742|
|205||September 15, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||521||732|
|204||September 14, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||2,000||462|
|203||September 1, 2021||Provincial Nominee Program||635||764|
As Federal Skilled Worker draws remain at a standstill, provinces continue to invite foreign workers directly from the Express Entry pool. This year, Canada has invited 13,000 PNP candidates under the Express Entry system. Today’s Express Entry draw marks the six consecutive draw targeting Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates.
Due to this Wuhan virus, pandemic Canada has invited most of the candidates from the Canadian Experience Class and Provincial Nominee Class. As per the analysis, there are 33 Provincial Nominee Program draws held under the Express Entry. Out of these, 33 draws there were 17,785 candidates have invited to apply for Canada PR. In the hierarchy, Canada Experience Class have declared 27 draws and they were invited nearly 133,868 candidates to apply for the Canada PR.
13 February 2021 was a historical day in Canada Immigration. On this day, a total of 27,332 candidates were invited for Canada PR with the CRS cut-off of just 75 points. On the other side, during the summer season, the immigration department has issued nearly 6000 invitations to CEC class candidates for Canada PR.
Each province has their own criteria to apply for the provincial nomination. One of the most important aspects, which needs to be considered for the provincial nomination, is NOC (National Occupational Classification). As a candidate, if you are looking for the provincial nomination then your occupational code (NOC) must need to fall in the provincial draws criteria. However, a province like Alberta, Manitoba usually do not declare their NOC codes.