How Are Express Entry Points Calculated To Get Canada Permanent Resident Visa?

Canada Express Entry system, a Canada’s leading immigration program, was launched in January 2015 and since then it has become one of the most preferred immigration programs across the globe. Its hasty immigration process and various civic amenities helped it to secure the position of the most favored immigration program. The Express Entry program has been created to elect the most deserving applicants without any kind of discrimination. That is why the initial evaluation is made through an electronic system which accepts the applicant ’s profile and rates them on the basis of several factors.

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Key Factors in Canada Express Entry

1>Your Age ­– (maximum 12 points)

If your age is between 18 to 35 then you’d be getting 12 points and after 35 years as your age increases then starts reducing. For instance

18 yrs -35 yrs = 12 points

36 =11

37 =10

Starts decreasing by 1 point as your age increases each year.

2> Your Educational Qualification (maximum 25 points)

Your qualifications play a major role in points system because you obtain points according to your achievements. For

  • 10th + 2 = 19  points
  • Graduation = 21 points
  • Double degree = 22 points
  • Masters  = 23 points
  •  PhD = 25 points

3> Your  Work Experience (maximum 15 points)

Your Work experience is another important factor which helps you to score more points in express entry point system. For

  • 1-2 years = 9 points
  • 2-3 years  = 11 points
  • 4-5 years = 13 points
  • 6 above  = 15 points

4> Language Proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL score)  (maximum 24 points)

Listening                  8                                   7.5

Reading                   7                                     7

Writing                    7                                     7

Speaking                  7                                     7

Total                    24 points                 23 points

5> Job offer from Canada (Employer)  : (maximum 10 points)

If you have already got your job secured and have received an invitation from Canadian government then you get 10 points. You have a legitimate job offer for full-time employment for at least one year to get 10 points in this category.

6> Adaptability (maximum 10 points)

If you are wondering to immigrate to Canada with your spouse or partner you can get up to 10 points for it. As with your application being the primary/first applicant, your partner will also be judged on the key factors of age, language ability, education and work experience. You can also get additional points if you already have a blood relative residing in Canada.

All of these factors, when combined together, are used to evaluate whether an applicant is eligible for getting a PR or not. You need to secure a minimum of 67 points out of a maximum of 100 to qualify for immigration.

How to increase express entry points to get quick ITA for Canada PR Visa?

Once you have your score, you will be able to determine if it is above the minimum bar set by the Canadian immigration agency (IRCC) or not. If your points are below the required number, then you might need to work upon certain factors to obtain more points. Here are some quick and efficient ways of enhancing your viability as an immigrant to Canada:

1> Increase your Language Proficiency: While you only need a CLB 7 score in the IELTS exam to become eligible for immigration, you can actually get a much higher score to get additional points. The maximum number of points you can get is 24 which can be attained with a CLB10 score and above. So you should polish your English linguistic skills in order to score the maximum and get a boost in your points. In addition, you can get extra [point from your spouse if she/he gets a score above CLB4. Your application can obtain  an additional 4 points from this.

2>Increase your qualifications: PhDs, you can definitely attain additional points by adding a Master’s degree in your field. If you don’t have one while applying for immigration to Canada, you can always get one and enhance your immigration chances.

3>Enhance your Work Experience:  You can obtain the maximum points by holding a work experience of over 6 years but this is not viable for many people. So the ideal points you can have is by having over 3 years of working experience.

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