Express Entry Draw on 24 April- 1,400 French-Speaking Candidates Received ITAs

by Rajneesh Kumar Published on 25/Apr/2024
Express Entry Draw on 24 April 2024

On April 24, 2024, the IRCC held a new Express Entry draw, this time targeting French-speaking candidates. This category-specific draw, aimed at francophone candidates within the federal Express Entry System, extended invitations to 1,400 individuals. Discover further insights into this Express Entry Invitation round.

Express Entry draw on 24 April 2024

Find below the key details of the latest EE invitation round:

  • EE Draw date and type- 24 April 2024, EE draw for French language proficiency (2024-1)
  • ITAs issued-  1,400 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR Visa  issued
  • CUT OFF- The CRS score requirement for this draw was 410 points.
  • Tie-breaking RuleApril 07, 2024 at 02:06:46 UTC

In the 17 express entry invitation rounds took place in 2024, the IRCC has issued total 35,970 ITAs for Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) Visa this year.

Express Entry Draws (ITAs & CUT OFF) in April 2024

 Date

 Number of Invitations

CRS Score

Draw Type

10-Apr

1,280

549

ALL PROGRAMS

11-Apr

4,500

491

Category-based -STEM Occupations

23-Apr

2,095

529

ALL PROGRAMS

24-Apr

1,400

410

Category-based -French language proficiency

Total

9,275

 

 

Analysis of New EE invitation round

The key highlight of this draw was the drop in the CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score requirement to just 410 points for Francophone candidates. Moreover, this month only, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited whopping 9,275 candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa in four express entry invitation rounds.

Category-Based Selections this year

Canada has continued the same six categories for category-based selection in Express Entry draws throughout 2024. These categories include:

  • A strong French language proficiency or
  • Work experience in one of the below fields:
    • healthcare
    • science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions
    • trades, such as carpenters, plumbers and contractors
    • transport
    • agriculture and Agri-food

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