Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Express Entry Draw 2018 is released now
Cut-off CRS score of 446 is 22 points lower than first Express Entry draw of 2017
IRCC has introduced its first cut off in year of 2018. Canada has invited overall 2750 candidates who can apply for the Canadian Permanent Residency (Canada PR) which will take place in 10th January 2018. The cut off score of the draw which were released through comprehensive ranking system (CRS) is 446.
The score which is released this year is exactly like the previous draw which took place on 20th December 2017. These scores are the lowest CRS cut-off for a first draw of the year since the Express Entry system came into effect in January 2015.
IRCC has again made the use of previous year i.e. 18th November 2017 tier breaking rule in this draw which is a big twist for the applicants who are invited this year.
The draw was the first of what is expected to be a busy opening half of 2018 for Canada’s Express Entry system. In past period 2017 saw 16 draws and CRS cut-off scores that dropped from 468 in the first draw of the year all the way down to an unprecedented 413 in May.