2024 Express Entry Quadrimester Jan to April draws review

2024 Express Entry Quadrimester Jan to April draws review

Express Entry for Canada PR has been the top choice for skilled workers since its launch in Jan 2015. Since then, the system has helped countless PR visa apsirants successfully settle in Canada. To succeed is to get an ITA in the Express Entry draw. However, to know your chances it is advisable to keep a check on Express Entry draws data to decide whether to apply via the EE system or not. This is why you must read the, ‘2024 Express Entry Quadrimester Jan to April draws review.’

The Express Entry Quadrimester (Jan to April) draws review aims to look at the draw frequency, EE draw types, the number of invitations and the CRS cut-off set.

Looking at the below table we can see the Express Entry (EE) draws patterns between Jan-April 2024. This assessment will help us ascertain the probability of invites, the CRS cut-off range, and the draw types.

However, one must note, that these are all probable speculations and one can not guarantee the unfolding of Express Entry draw patterns. Because IRCC observes, reserves, and conducts such decisions.

 

2024 Jan to April Express Entry draws Review

Looking at the bar chart above, we can assess the following:

Express Entry draw frequency

  • Firstly, up till now, IRCC held 17 EE draws.
  • Secondly, for each month we see the following number of EE draws:
    • Jan – 3 draws.
    • Feb – 6 draws.
    • March – 4 EE draws.
    • April – 4 EE draws.
  • Also, the following Express Entry draw types have been held up till now:
    • General – 9 draws.
    • French language skills category – 4 draws.
    • Healthcare occupation category – 1 draw.
    • Transport occupations category – 1 draw.
    • STEM occupations category – 1 draw.
    • Agriculture & Agri-food occupations category – 1 draw.
  • Besides, post-Feb 2024, we see 4 EE draws conducted by IRCC in March and April.
    • Moreover, we can see twice a month Express Entry (EE) draws pattern return.
    • With IRCC holding 2 draws bi-weekly.
    • Further, post-Feb 2o24, we see a draw pattern of a general draw paired with a category-based draw.

 

Express Entry Jan to April draws: CRS Cut-off and ITAs for Canada PR Analysis

When reviewing the Express Entry Quadrimester draws, it is important to look at the changes in the PR invites and the CRS cut-off requirements. A look at the analysed data will give you an idea of fluctuating patterns in the selection of applicants and the CRS cut-off they must match to apply for a Canada PR visa.

 

Let us look at the same covering the 2024 quadrimester (Jan to April).

Jan 2024 Express Entry draw review

  • Firstly, in Jan IRCC held 3 general draws.
  • Secondly, Jan 10, 2024, EE draw issues the highest PR invites (ITAs) of 1,510.
  • Also, the CRS cut of changes are as follows:
    • We see a consistent fall in the CRS cut-off in the 3 EE general draws.
    • With the lowest CRS cut-off being 541 on Jan 31, 2024.
    • And the highest being 546 in Jan 10, 2024, EE draw.

 

Feb 2024 Express Entry draws review

  • Firstly, in Feb IRCC held 6 draws [2 General, 2 French skills, 1 Healthcare and 1 Agriculture category draw].
  • Secondly, the highest PR invites (ITAs) of 7,000 are issued on Feb 01, 2024 [French language skills category draw].
    • The lowest ITAs of 150 were issued on Feb 16, 2024 [Agriculture & Agri-food occupations category draw].
  • Also, the CRS cut of changes are as follows:
    • We see a consistent rise and fall in the CRS cut-off in the 6 EE draws.
    • With the lowest CRS cut-off being 336 on Feb 29, 2024 [French language skills category draw].
    • And the highest being 535 on Feb 13, 2024 [EE General draw].

 

Mar 2024 Express Entry draws review

  • Firstly, in Mar IRCC held 4 draws [2 General, 1 French skills, 1 Transport occupations category draw].
  • Secondly, the highest PR invites (ITAs) of 2,850 are issued on Mar 12, 2024 [EE General draw].
    • The lowest ITAs of 975 were issued on Mar 13, 2024 [Transport occupations category draw].
  • Also, the CRS cut of changes are as follows:
    • We see a consistent rise and fall in the CRS cut-off in the 6 EE draws.
    • With the lowest CRS cut-off being 388 on Mar 26, 2024 [French language skills category draw].
    • And the highest being 525 on Mar 12, 2024 [EE General draw].

 

April 2024 Express Entry draws review

  • Firstly, in April IRCC held 4 draws [2 General, 1 French skills, 1 STEM category draw].
  • Secondly, the highest PR invites (ITAs) of 4,500 are issued on April 11, 2024 [STEM category draw].
    • The lowest ITAs of 1,280 were issued on April 10, 2024 [EE General draw].
  • Also, the CRS cut of changes are as follows:
    • We see a consistent rise and fall in the CRS cut-off in the 4 EE draws.
    • With the lowest CRS cut-off being 410 on April 24, 2024 [French language skills category draw].
    • And the highest being 549 on April 10, 2024, [EE General draw].

 

Express Entry: Top Canada PR Pathway in 2024!

The Express Entry (EE) System is the top pathway for faster access to Canada PR in 2024. With easy access to Canada PR and a seamless PR visa process, this system is a favourite for all foreign workers.

If you wish to apply to the Express Entry Canada PR pathway then you must:

  • Firstly, apply under 1 of the EE sub-streams such as:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
  • Secondly, meet Human Capital Factors:
    • Age
    • Education
    • Work Experience
    • Language Skills
  • Also, match the CRS cut-off to get an ITA for Canada PR.

After getting an Invitation to Apply (ITA) you can submit a Canada PR visa application to IRCC. It will then process your PR application and if satisfactory, offer you a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR).

In short, why miss the golden overseas settlement opportunity? Apply for a Canada PR visa as an informed applicant. Take our Free Assessment to choose the right Canada PR Pathway. Contact Us to learn more about such immigration patterns and updates.

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