Latest Express Entry Draw For STEM Occupations

By Scarlett Wilson [Published 06 Jul, 2023 | 04:16 AM] 5740
Latest Express Entry Draw For STEM Occupations

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted its first category-based Express Entry draw for candidates under Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Occupations.

This was Canada’s second category-based draw since six new categories for the selection of candidates under Express Entry were announced on May 31.

The latest Express Entry draw was held on July 05, 2023, and saw invitations being issued to a total of 500 candidates under STEM occupations. Invited candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 486 to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency.

Express Entry Draw #254

Who Was Invited?

  • Number of invitations issued: 500
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 500 or above
  • Type of draw: STEM Occupations (2023-1)
  • Date and time of round: July 05, 2023, 13:38:22 UTC
  • CRS score of lowest-ranking candidates invited: 486
  • Tie-breaking rule: November 23, 2022, 00:01:29 UTC

If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.

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STEM Occupations for Express Entry

A total of 24 occupations have been classified under the category-based STEM draws to be conducted in 2023.

In a recent announcement, IRCC stated that by prioritizing ITAs of skilled immigrants with STEM experience, Canada aims to support & sustain its growing demand for talent - and fill key positions that contribute to the country’s economic growth and technological advancement.

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