Canada’s latest was draw held on May 26, 2021. A total of 500 candidates who had provincial nominations (PNP) received invitations in the latest draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to get an invitation was 713 in this draw.
This is the lowest CRS cut-off requirement for PNP-Specific draws this year so far. The previous PNP-Specific draw held on May 12, 2021, saw 557 candidates receiving invitations who had a CRS score of 752 and above. It was followed by CEC- Specific draw on the next day i.e. on May 13, 2021. A total of 4147 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates who had 410 CRS points and above were invited.
Surprisingly, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held another draw the very next week on May 20, 2021. CEC candidates received 1842 invitations who had CRS scores as low as 397.
In total, 68, 817 candidates received invitations in all 19 draws of this year so far. Out of all the invitations, 4,120 invitations were issued to provincially nominated candidates.
|S. No||Draw date|
|Draw No||Number of ITAs||Min CRS required||Program Specified||Tie Breaking rule|
|1||26-05-2021||189||500||713||PNP||April 06, 2021 at 09:50:14 UTC|
|2||20-05-2021||188||1842||397||CEC||April 24, 2021 at 12:09:24 UTC|
|3||13-05-2021||187||4147||401||CEC||April 29, 2021 at 11:48:14 UTC|
|4||12-05-2021||186||557||752||PNP||April 29, 2021 at 10:18:12 UTC|
|5||29-04-2021||185||6000||400||CEC||April 24, 2021 at 15:24:49 UTC|
|6||28-04-2021||184||381||717||PNP||March 16, 2021 at 21:20:50 UTC|
|7||16-04-2021||183||6000||417||CEC||March 01, 2021 at 19:53:46 UTC|
|8||14-04-2021||182||266||753||PNP||March 01, 2021 at 15:22:18 UTC|
|9||01-04-2021||181||5000||432||CEC||February 16, 2021 at 09:51:22 UTC|
|10||31-03-2021||180||284||778||PNP||March 16, 2021 at 16:09:32 UTC|
Summary of the recent Express Entry draw
Draw date: May 26, 2021
Program: Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
Draw Number: 189
The Number of ITAs issued in this draw: 500
Minimum CRS score required: 713
The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 68,817
Tie-break rule applied for this draw: April 06, 2021 at 09:50:14 UTC i.e. the PNP candidates who had their profiles before this date and time with minimum CRS scores 713, have received invitations in this draw