First Express Entry STEM draw of 2024 issues 4500 Canada PR invites

First Express Entry STEM draw of 2024 issues 4500 Canada PR invites

Canada holds the first Express Entry category-based STEM draw. This is the third such draw since the EE category-based draws began on June 28, 2023, with the healthcare category draw. Besides, the First Express Entry STEM draw of 2024 issues 4500 Canada PR invites.

The complete draw details are:

  • Firstly, the April 11, 2024, EE STEM draw issues 4500 Canada PR invites.
  • Secondly, the CRS cut-off for this draw is 491. Anyone who matches or exceeds this cut-off has an ITA.
  • Also, applicants whose job profile comes under the Express Entry STEM category have an ITA.
  • Besides, the tie-breaking rule for this draw is February 25, 2024, at 11:55:12 UTC.
  • In addition, applicants have been selected from the following categories:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
    • Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Further, the 4500 applicants who have an ITA in the first Express Entry STEM draw of 2024 come under the following STEM profiles:

 

2024 First Express Entry STEM draw comparison with 2023 STEM draws

The current draw is the third EE STEM category draw issuing 4500 Canada PR invites. In comparison, to the past draws below we can see the current EE draw’s performance.

No. Date Express Entry Round type Invitations issued CRS Cut-off
293 11-Apr-24 STEM occupations (2023-1) 4500 491
274 8-Dec-23 STEM occupations (2023-1) 5,900 481
254 5-Jul-23 STEM occupations (2023-1) 500 486

We can see the impact of the first Express Entry STEM draw of 2024 as it issues 4500 Canada PR invites such as:

  • Firstly, 4500 Canada PR invites are issued. Showing a rise in the selection of Canada PR applicants.
    • In comparison, to the July 05, 2023, EE STEM draw, the current draw issues 4000 more ITAs.
    • However, the December 08, 2024, issued 5900 ITAs. 1400 more PR invites than the current draw.
  • Secondly, we do see a rise in the CRS cut-off in the current draw:
    • 10 points rise from the December 08, 2023, draw.
    • 5 points rise from the July 05, 2023, draw.

However, it will be unwise to arrive at any specific decision. Thus, it will be interesting to see when IRCC will hold the second Express Entry STEM draw of 2024.

In short, apply for a Canada PR visa worry-free. Like 4500 Canada PR invites, you too can get an ITA in the Express Entry STEM draw. Because STEM profiles are still in demand. Get to know your eligibility by taking our Free Assessment. Contact Us to learn more about Canada PR Pathways!

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