Canada Immigration has introduced a new ‘Canada Express Entry Scheme’ to welcome skilled professionals under three categories.
- The Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC)
- Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC)
- Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
The new system selects the candidates based on the Comprehensive Ranking System. The score obtained by the candidates will decide whether he will be allowed to apply for Canada’s Permanent Residence or not. The aspirants who secure the highest CRS score will be invited to apply for Canada Permanent Residence.
How are points awarded in the system?
The Comprehensive Ranking System grants points to the candidates based on age, education, language skills, a job offer in Canada, provinces nomination certificate through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). In the ranking, additional points will be given to the candidate based on a province-recognized certificate of qualification in a trade.
How to improve CRS score?
Candidates can improve their score by improving their English language levels from intermediate to advanced levels. There are other areas where the score can be enhanced, but that depends on the case, if the applicant’s wife is educated then it fetches him some additional points to the candidate.
If a candidate is well educated, then CRS grants some additional points to the applicant. A graduate whose degrees are assessed by relevant authority will guarantee 170 points. Short term courses would also fetch some extra points to the candidate.
Language will also fetch 260 additional points to the candidates. English and French fluency will add some extra points to the candidates. When a candidate improves his level to the advanced, 100 other points will be granted to him.
Canada work experience has more value over outside work experience. A five-year professional experience will fetch additional points to the candidates.