This express entry draw invitation is the fourth draw in a row from 5th September returning 3,900 ITAs that remains the largest draw in 2018 till now.
The tie-break date and time of the draw were 16th October 2018 at 06:09:04 UTC. It means the candidates who scored 442 or above under CRS and submitted their profile before the specified time and date will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in this draw.
The Express Entry System manages the pool of the three primary economic immigration categories. “Federal Skilled Trades Class, Federal Skilled Worker Class, and Canadian Experience Class.”
The candidates with highest ranks in the Express Entry pool will be issued with ITA in this latest draw.
According to the results of this new express entry draw, IRCC has issued a total of 74,200 ITAs. IRCC issued 74,978 ITAs at the same point of time in 2017. IRCC started with the base of 2,750 ITAs and then increased gradually by 250 or 500 in every 8 weeks roughly. It has now reached to 3,900 ITAs on 5th September which is the highest this year.
Around 86,023 Invitations were issued in 2017. Canada has set higher targets for both 2018 and 2019 with 74,900 and 81,400 immigrants respectively under the Multi-Year Levels Immigration Plan of Canada. Draws might be continued to be large in size and frequent in the remaining months of 2018.
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