Ontario Masters Graduate Draw invites 692 candidates

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  • January 26, 2023

On 25th January, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Masters Graduate stream carried out a new Expression of Interest draw and issued 692 Canadian immigration invitations with a score of 44 or above. These applicants had also submitted their profiles in the past month.

Ontario Expression of Interest Ranking System

The following attributes determine how points are awarded:

  1. Level and field of education and where they completed their studies.
  2. English or French proficiency.
  3. Plans to settle outside the Greater Toronto Area.
  4. Skill and work experience level, earnings history, other factors relevant to prospects in Ontario job market.
  5. Labour market needs in the province or region of the province.


Masters Graduate Stream -Eligibility Criteria

In this stream, international students can obtain permanent residency without having to secure a job offer in Ontario after obtaining a master’s degree.

Candidates must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible:

  • Graduated from a Master’s degree program from an eligible institution in Ontario, that was at least one-year full-time.
  • Have achieved a CLB/NCLC level 7 or higher in either English or French.
  • At least one year of legal residence in Ontario in the past two years.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available for settlement.
  • Intend to live and work in Ontario.
  • Must have legal status in Ontario or abroad.
    • Applications from elsewhere in Canada will not be accepted.
  • Application must be submitted within two years of completing the requirements to graduate with the master’s degree.






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