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Express Entry: 183 ITAs issued in latest draw by IRCC

Express Entry Canada invites 183 PNP candidates

Canada has held another round of invitations under the federal Express Entry System.

An online system, the Express Entry is used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] for managing applications for Canadian permanent residence from skilled workers under the 3 main economic immigration programs of Canada –

In the latest Express Entry draw – Draw #178 held on March 17, 2021 at 11:49:48 UTC – another 183 Canada immigration hopefuls have been issued invitations to apply for their Canada PR.

An Overview of Express Entry Draw #178
Date and Time of round March 17, 2021 at 11:49:48 UTC
Number of invitations issued 183
Candidate invited from Provincial Nominee Program [PNP]
Minimum CRS cut-off CRS 682

[PNP nomination = 600 CRS points]

Tie-breaking rule applied March 04, 2021 at 16:56:20 UTC
Invitations issued by date [March 17] 18,700 [in 2020] | 38,840 [in 2021]

As this was a targeted draw, only candidates from the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP] of Canada were eligible.

Canada’s PNP has almost 80 immigration pathways available, many linked with the federal Express Entry System. An Express Entry candidate that is a provincial nominee is guaranteed an ITA from IRCC.

A PNP nomination in itself fetches an Express Entry candidate 600 CRS points.

By CRS here is implied the Comprehensive Ranking System that is used for ranking Express Entry profiles against one another. It is the highest-ranked profiles that are invited by IRCC to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

A tie-breaking rule, of March 04, 2021 at 16:56:20 UTC, was applied by IRCC to Express Entry Draw #178. The tie-breaking rule is only applicable to profiles that have the minimum CRS required.

As per IRCC, “If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.”

Simply put, profiles that have been entered into the Express Entry pool earlier gain precedence over those entered at a later date.

401,000 newcomers are to be welcomed by Canada in 2021. Of these, 108,500 will be through the Express Entry system.

Another 80,800 will gain their Canadian permanent residence in 2021 through the PNP route.

How many will Canada accept through the Express Entry system in 2021-23?
Year Targeted admissions
2021 108,500
2022 110,500
2023 113,750

Canada remains the most-accepting country for a migrant.

Express Entry Draws in 2021

 

Total draws so far: 8

ITAs issued so far: 38,840

Sl. No. Draw No. Invited Date of Draw Time of Draw CRS cut-off ITAs issued Tie-breaking rule applied For details
1 #171 PNP January 6, 2021 14:39:02 UTC CRS 813 250 November 2, 2020 at 11:11:52 UTC Canada holds first Express Entry draw of 2021
2 #172 CEC January 7, 2021 14:15:32 UTC CRS 461 4,750 September 12, 2020 at 20:46:32 UTC Express Entry: 4,750 invited with Canadian experience
3 #173 PNP January 20, 2021 14:13:12 UTC CRS 741 374 September 5, 2020 at 19:39:04 UTC Express Entry: 374 invited with a PNP nomination
4 #174 CEC January 21, 2021 14:22:20 UTC CRS 454 4,626 July 23, 2020 at 17:32:00 UTC Canada holds second Express Entry draw within 2 days
5 #175 PNP February 10, 2021 14:31:18 UTC CRS 720 654 August 14, 2020 at 06:51:00 UTC Express Entry: 654 PNP candidates invited in the latest draw
6 #176 CEC February 13, 2021 11:56:56 UTC CRS 75 27,332 September 12, 2020 at 15:31:40 UTC Express Entry: A historic 27,332 invited in a single draw
7 #177 PNP March 08, 2021 13:53:21 UTC CRS 739 671 February 16, 2021 at 19:10:25 UTC Canada invites 671 PNP candidates in latest EE draw
8 #178 PNP March 17, 2021 11:49:48 UTC CRS 682 183 March 04, 2021 at 16:56:20 UTC

Note. PNP: Provincial Nominee Program, CEC: Canadian Experience Class [CEC]

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