Since the beginning of the year 2019, a lot of surprises and rise/decline has seen in Express Entry Draw CRS score. On March 6, 2019, Canada released their latest Express Entry draw with a score of 454. Once again, the Comprehensive Ranking System scores have seen a drop of 3 points from the last month, February’s draw of 457 scores. During this draw, Canada has invited 3,350 applicants to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency. Overall, the Government of Canada, from the start of January until this date, has issued 17,850 Invitations to Apply (ITAs).
On a comparison between 2019 to the same tenure of 2018, i.e. January and February 2018, there is a significant rise of 6,350 ITAs, wherein 2018 11,500 ITAs were issued and in 2019, 17,850 ITAs have been issued so far.
Each year, the government creates a record of ITAs received by the end of the year and tries to surpass the same record in the coming year. Where last year, Canada issued a record of 89,800 ITAs, they have set a milestone to outshine this year by welcoming more candidates as compared to 2018. There are three Express Entry Streams available for the candidates who meet with the eligibility criteria, namely Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class. Candidates can enter the Express Entry pool based on certain pre-defined eligibility factors such as age, qualification, work experience, and language proficiency.