Canada held another Express Entry draw on April 16, 2021. A total of 6000 candidates belonging to the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) received invitations in the latest draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to get an invitation was 417 in this draw.
The latest draw saw 1000 more invitations issued to candidates in comparison to the previous CEC specific draw held on 1st April 2021. CRS requirement from the previous CEC draw also saw a 15 point drop i.e. from 432 to 417.
The latest draw is also the second-largest Express Entry draw in the history of Express Entry. The largest draw of the Express Entry held on February 13, 2021(Draw# 176). A massive 27,332 CEC applicants received invitations in that draw. The previous high was 5000 invitations before February 13 draw.
The previous draw was held two days ago on April 14, 2021. It was a PNP specific draw. 266 candidates have received invitations to apply for permanent residence in Canada in that draw.
In total, 55, 390 candidates received invitations in all 13 draws of this year so far. Out of the 55, 390 invitations, 52,708 invitations issued to Canadian Experience Class candidates.
Summary of the recent Express Entry draw
Draw date: April 16, 2021
Program: Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
Draw Number: 183
The Number of ITAs issued in this draw: 6,000
Minimum CRS score required: 417
The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 55,390
Tie-break rule applied for this draw: March 01, 2021 at 19:53:46 UTC i.e. the CEC candidates who had submitted their profile before this date and time with minimum CRS scores 417, have received invitations in this draw