IRCC issued 3500 Invitations to Apply in the 246th Express Entry Round held on April 12, 2023. The CRS Score of the lowest ranking candidate was 486.
This round has reduced number of ITAs issued as compared to 7000 ITAs in each of the last 3 rounds in March. The CRS cutoff has increased slightly from 481 to 486. The slight increase in the CRS cutoff score could be primarily due to the lower number of ITAs issued in this round.
Lowest and Highest CRS Cutoff this year:
- Where no program was specified: Lowest – 481 and Highest – 507
- For Provincial Nomination Program: Lowest – 733 and Highest – 791
- For Federal Skilled Worker Program: Lowest – 489 and Highest – 489
The rounds specific to other programs have not taken place this year yet.
Invitations Issued this year:
- Invitations to Apply issued this year — 41059
- Invitations where no specific program was specified — 35500
- Invitations for Canadian Experience Class — 0
- Invitations for Federal Skilled Worker Program — 3300
- Invitations for Federal Skilled Trades Program — 0
- Invitations for Provincial Nomination Program — 2259