In most cases, candidates who have had IT backgrounds and at the same time have high-ranking scores have had success through Express Entry System. However, candidates with lower CRS scores are given a chance by the various immigration steams to improve their score rank,and obtain an Invitation to Apply for Canadian permanent residence.

The minimum score that a candidate requires to be drawn from the Express Entry pool of applications during most of the recent draws was 459, but this particular Tech Draw selected with scores as low 435!

Below is a Simple Criteria on How Tech Draw Work

The Draw usually focus on Express Entry candidates who have work experience in one of the six tech occupations namely:

Web designers and developers (NOC 2175)

Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172)

Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173)

Interactive media developers and computer programmers (NOC 2174)

Computer engineers (NOC 2147)

Computer and information systems managers (NOC 0213)

NOC stands for National Occupational Classification, which determines an occupation’s skill level and skill type.

The Tech Draws are usually conducted through Ontario,s Human Capital Priorities Stream which makes one of the three managed streams by the Ontario Nominee Program(OINP).The program enables Ontario to select the qualified Express Entry candidates.

A Job Offer is Not Required.

The respective candidates who received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in the Tech Draw that was held on August 1, created their Draw Entry profiles between August 1, 2018, and August 1, 2019.

Any prospective candidate out there should be aware that the Canadian tech sector is booming,and creating more opportunities to fill its needs. This Draw is glad tidings to talented candidates who might be interested in bringing their talents and expertise to Canada.

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