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IRCC Invited 3,300 CEC Candidates in New Express Entry Draw

August 21 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

IRCC Invited 3,300 CEC Candidates in New Express Entry Draw

Canada held another Express Entry invitation round to issue 3,300 invitations to CEC candidates. This draw held on August 20, 2020 is second within two days time and targeted only Canadian Experience Class candidates.

All the invited individuals required a CRS cut-off score of 454 or above to be eligible for ITA and can now apply for Canadian permanent residence by submitting final PR application.

With this 161st draw, the total number of ITAs issued in 2020 has reached up to 65,750.

Despite of Covid-19 pandemic and several service disruptions, the number has significantly increased in comparison to total ITAs issued during this time of the year in 2019.

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20th August EE draw: Tie-Breaker Rule

In today’s draw, the tie-break rule was used for July 27, 2020 at 11:10:05 UTC for ranking candidates with same CRS cut-off score.

Thus, those candidates who had submitted their Express entry profile on the said date and time and had scored 454 points or above have qualified for receiving an ITA in this round of invitations.

Express Entry- An Overview

Express Entry is an application management system used by the federal government of Canada.

It electronically manages PR applications for three key economic immigration programs, including, Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program and Canadian Experience Class.

Also, a lot of Canadian provinces have Express Entry aligned PNP streams that work in association with federal EE program.

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As per Express Entry system, candidates in the pool are ranked on the basis of their CRS score, which is awarded on different factors like age, work experience, language proficiency (French or English), education, etc.

In order to find out if you qualify to apply for Canada PR visa via Express Entry or as a provincial nominee, you may take a quick profile assessment or may connect with our experts on Toll Free No. 78-18-000-777.

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