Canada held 4th Express Entry draw of this month on January 21, 2020. This draw was specific to the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). This means the candidates with Canadian work experience were only considered for this draw.
Comprehensive Ranking System score (CRS) needed to receive an invitation in this draw was 454. It was reduced by seven CRS points compared to previous CEC draw held on January 7, 2021. That draw saw 4,750 invitations issued to the candidates who had a minimum CRS score of 461.
Today’s draw followed by a Provincial Nominee Specific draw held on January 20, 2021. A total of 374 candidates who had a minimum CRS of 741, received invitations in that draw. 5000 candidates received ITA’s in these two consecutive draws.
Express Entry Draw Details of January-2021
Summary of the CEC specific Express Entry draw
Draw date: January 21, 2021.
Program: Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
Draw Number: 174
The Number of candidates invited: 4,626
Minimum CRS score required: 454
The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 10,000
Tie-break rule applied for this draw: July 23, 2020, at 17:32:00 UTC i.e. the candidates who submitted their profile before this date and time and had 454 CRS score have received the ITA in this draw.