- CRS Cut-Off Score
- Express Entry Draw #174
- CRS Cut-Off Scores
- Immigration Targets 2021
IRCC invited 4,626 Canadian Experience Class candidates for permanent residence in the latest #174 draw. This was the second Express Entry draw held on 21 January 2021 this week.
CRS Cut-Off Score
The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score for candidates was 454 points. It is seven points lower than the previous CEC-specific draw that was held on 7 January 2021. We had a CRS cut-off score of 461 points then.
Express Entry Draw #174
The latest draw is the fourth Express Entry draw held in January 2021. On 20 January IRCC had held a draw for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates.
All candidates receiving a provincial nomination through Express Entry are awarded additional 600 CRS points into their profile. It guarantees that they will obtain an ITA in the next round.
An all-program Express Entry draw is yet to be held in the new year.
Minimum Scores for the Last 10 Draws
Immigration Targets 2021
The CEC and PNP-specific draws indicate that IRCC is heavily relying on Express Entry candidates to achieve immigration targets set for 2021.