Surprise CEC Express Entry draw drops to 397 to invite 1842 candidates: Canada held Surprise CEC Express Entry draw on 20th May, 2021 to invite 1,842 candidates with a minimum of at least CRS 397. Moreover, after the previous draw on May, 13 for the new immigrants, in which 4,147 CEC i.e. Canadian Experience Class candidates were invited to apply Permanent Residency in Canada. Also, the recent draw was 4 point lower than the previous draw of 401 CRS points. This makes this draw to be the second lowest score requiring Express Entry Draw. Immigrants who are invited to apply for permanent residence in Canada, have to fulfill the eligibility criteria for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program. Those candidates who will receive an invitation to apply (ITA) are considered eligible candidates and should have a score of at least 397.
Number of invitations issued: 1,842
Rank required to be invited to apply: 1,842th or above
CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 397
Tie-breaking rule: April 24, 2021 at 12:09:24 UTC
Date and time of round: May 20, 2021 at 10:10:54 UTC
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.
Surprise CEC Express Entry draw | 20th May 2021
On May 20th, Canada held a Surprise CEC Express Entry CEC Entry draw for new immigrants. Therefore, there are new immigrants who are invited to apply for permanent residence in Canada. So, the invited candidates have to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Moreover, only those candidates who will receive an invitation to apply (ITA) eligible candidates should have a score of at least 397. As compared to the previous Canadian Experience Class (CEC) there are 4 point lower.
|188||May 20, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||1,842||397|
|187||May 13, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||4147||401|
|185||April 29, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||6000||400|
|183||April 16, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||6000||417|
|181||April 1, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||5000||432|
|179||March 18, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||5000||449|
|176||February 13, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||27,332||75|
|174||January 21, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||4626||454|
|172||January 7, 2021||Canadian Experience Class||4750||461|
|161||August 20, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3300||454|
|157||July 23, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3343||445|
|154||June 25, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3508||431|
|152||June 11, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3559||437|
|150||May 28, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3515||440|
|148||May 14, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3371||447|
|146||April 30, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3311||452|
|144||April 16, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3782||455|
|142||April 09, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3294||464|
|140||March 23, 2020||Canadian Experience Class||3232||467|
|3||February 20, 2015||Canadian Experience Class||849||808|
Only those candidates with a minimum score of at least 401 will be invited if they submitted their Express Entry Profile before April 29, 2021 at 11:48:14 UTC . Hence, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) as per the tie-breaker rule will publish the cutoff as an administrative requirement, apart from knowing that there was an actual tie or not.
Priority is given to Domestic candidates by IRCC
For the non-essential travels Canada’s border is still closed but as mentioned above the Canadian government still wants to welcome a huge number of new immigrants for permanent residence. Additionally, in the current scenario, the Canadian government led by the liberal party has set a target of 40,100 new immigrants to welcome in Canada through the Express Entry program. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) is holding some program-specific draws to meet the targets set by the Canadian government. The program-specific draw targets the candidates who are likely already in the Country.
The candidates who are eligible under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) should have at least full-time work experience of at least one year in their skilled occupation. And, it is obvious that the candidates submit their Express Entry profile then they are likely to live already in Canada. In the previous report, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said that there is about 90 percent of the candidates who are applied for their Express Entry profile are already living in Canada.
When the Canadian border was first closed in March 2020 then Canada amends between holding the provincial program system (PNP) draws and the rounds of invitation who only invites the candidates that are eligible for Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has applied this pattern until the end of the year when they started holding all the program draws repeatedly, which came out to not single out the candidates who are eligible for any program.
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Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) is back again withholding the provincial program system (PNP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) specified draw. Moreover, every single candidate who was eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) was invited by the department. Also, on February 13, a total 27,332 number of candidates who are eligible under the Express Entry CEC program were invited by IRCC.
The Invitation to Apply (ITA) that is issued by the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) has exceeded this year due to this reason. So, Canada has issued 44,124 new invitations to the express entry candidates in the year 2021. Obviously, in the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) specified draw the scores will depend upon the number of the candidates invited to the given draw. Mostly, the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) draws requirements get down for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) specific draws as it is based upon the number of the candidates that are in the pool, it also depends upon the no. of the invitations that are issued by the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
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