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Business people and skilled professionals can migrate to Australia based on their skill sets, educational qualifications, and work experience. With the general skilled migration self-assessment test, an individual can evaluate his/her chances for Australian immigration.
Individuals will score high if they are under 50, have English language proficiency, and have adequate work experience in their nominated occupation, which must be included in the country’s SOL (Skilled Occupation List).
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Under the Australian immigration point system, immigration candidates can acquire the required Australian migration points, which are awarded to a candidate provided he meets the requirements under the following criteria.
Candidates scoring a minimum of 65 points would be considered eligible by DHA (Department of Home Affairs), an organization responsible for immigration.
Points determine your eligibility for an Australia PR visa. As mentioned, you must score at least 65 points under the Points Grid. The table below describes the different criteria for scoring points:
(8-10 years) Work Experience
|15 points 20 points
(outside Australia) Doctorate degree
|Niche skills such as
Doctorate or Master’s degree
|Study in a
Professional year in a
skilled program in Australia
Let us look at how points are calculated under each category:
Age: You will gain a maximum of 30 points if your age is between 25 to 32 years.
|45 and above
English proficiency: A score of 8 bands in the IELTS exam can give you a maximum of 20 points. However, the Australian immigration authorities allow applicants to take English proficiency tests such as IELTS, PTE, TOEFL, etc. You can try for the required score on any of these tests.
(8/79 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic)
(7/65 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic)
(6/50 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic)
Work experience: Skilled employment outside Australia with 8 to 10 years of experience counting back from the date of your PR application will give you 15 points; fewer years of experience means fewer points.
Skilled employment in Australia with 8 to 10 years of experience from the date of application will give you a maximum of 20 points.
Education: Points for the education criteria depend on the educational qualification. Maximum points are given to a doctorate degree from an Australian university or a doctorate from a university outside Australia, provided it is recognized by the Australian government.
|A Doctorate degree from an
Australian university or
institute outside Australia.
|A Bachelor's (or Masters) degree
from an Australian university
or institute outside Australia.
|Diploma or trade qualification completed in Australia
|Any qualification or award recognized by the relevant assessing authority for
your nominated skilled occupation.
|Specialist Education qualification (Masters's degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution)
Spouse application: If your spouse is also an applicant for the PR visa, you will be eligible for additional points.
|Spouse has a PR visa or
is an Australian citizen
|Spouse has competent English
and has a
Positive Skill Assessment
|Spouse has only
Other qualifications: You can gain points if you meet the following criteria.
|Study in a
|Professional year in a
skilled program in
|Minimum 2 years full-time
(Australian study requirement)
|Specialist Education qualification
(Masters degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution)
|Relative or regional sponsorship
A quick eligibility check of Y-Axis is only to help the applicants understand their scores. The points displayed are based on your answers only. Please note the points on each section are evaluated based on various parameters set in the immigration guidelines, and a technical evaluation is a must to know your accurate scores and eligibility to find out which immigration program you can apply for. The Quick eligibility check does not guarantee you the below points; you may score high or low points once our expert team technically evaluates you. There are many assessing bodies that process skills assessment, which will depend on your nominated occupation, and these assessing bodies will have their own criteria in considering an applicant as skilled. State/ territory authorities will also have their own criteria to allow sponsorships, which an applicant should satisfy. So, it is very important for an applicant to go apply for a technical evaluation.