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IRCC Issues 1,280 Invitations to Apply in First Express Entry Draw of April

2024-04-11 | Abroad Pathway Immigration | Leave a Comment

IRCC Issues 1,280 Invitations to Apply in First Express Entry Draw of April

The Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to candidates in the first Express Entry draw of April, held on 10th April 2024. This was General immigration draw.

Summary of today's Express Entry draw:

  • Category: General
  • Number of invitations issued: 1,280
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 1,280 or above
  • Date and time of round: April 10, 2024 at 13:11:33 UTC
  • CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 549
  • Tie-breaking rule: March 21, 2024 at 03:37:24 UTC

1,280 Invitations Issued by IRCC

The draw saw IRCC invite 1,280 candidates to apply for permanent residence in Canada. However, this round expressed increased competition compared to previous draws in 2024.

524 Higher CRS Cut-Off Score

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in this draw was 549. This is a significant jump from the minimum CRS of 524 seen in the general draw conducted on March 25, 2024.

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What it means for Express Entry Candidates

With the CRS cut-off rising, it's crucial for Express Entry hopefuls to maintain competitive profiles. This may involve:

  • Boosting language skills: Strong English or French language proficiency can significantly increase your CRS score.
  • Canadian work experience: Working in Canada can give you a substantial CRS boost.
  • Higher education: Obtaining a Canadian educational credential can significantly improve your CRS score.

Considering Canada Express Entry?

If you are thinking about applying for Canadian immigration through Express Entry, now is the time to ensure your profile is strong. Consider seeking guidance from immigration professional to maximize your CRS score and optimize your chances of success in future draws.

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