The New Express Entry draw was conducted on November 15, 2018, with a total of 3,900 candidates issued ITAs as a result - the highest number of Invitations To Apply issued til today. The minimum score of CRS was set to 449 points.
Details of 104th Draw
The results of 104th Canada Express Entry Draw were unveiled the morning of Nov 15, 2018.
As same as in few draws, the tie-break was executed to this Thursday draws. Many applicants may have got 449 Comprehensive Ranking System score, those who had submitted profile in the Express Entry pool before at 12:41:42 UTC, Sep 16th, 2018 the were high prioritized.
The Comprehensive Ranking System threshold cut-off of 449 points for the Nov 15th draw was 7 points greater than the previously conducted draw i.e Oct 29th, 2018. The reason behind the increased points is a longer gap between two recent draws, which was larger than usual draws. More duration between two draws allows higher Express Entry candidates to enter the pool, making many people qualify for the selection process and thereby made the Express Entry Pool a more competitive.
CRS Cutoff Points
Moreover, Express Entry changes may lead to rising a number of applicants who educated in Canada being invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence.With this, higher invitations are expected to be offered over the upcoming years, months, or weeks profiting families and individuals across the globe wishing to make Canada their permanent living space.
Lowest CRS cutoff points in all the 2018 Express Entry draws is 440 and 288 for FSTC.
Highest CRS cutoff points in all the 2018 Express Entry draws is 456 and 902 for PNP.
Individuals who acquired a regional nomination through any of the Provincial Nominee Program streams receive an extra CRS 600 points and an Invitation To Apply at the following draw from Express Entry pool. Candidates can have a chance to get up to 260 points for a high level of proficiency in French and English.