The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) revealed a new statistics which show that in 2017, candidates even without a Canadian job offer were lucky to receive an ITA. IRCC says that during the first half of 2017, 90% of successful applicants who received ITA did not have any Canadian job offer. Astonishingly, this number eventually went higher after IRCC reduced the number of points for a valid job offer in hand.
“Dropping the value of a job offer has brought more objectivity to Express Entry’s ranking system, and that’s good news for candidates who are relying on their core CRS scores. Candidates should also remember that Express Entry’s ranking system is dynamic, meaning their scores, and their ranking, can be improved.”- a statement from the CIC news.
The IRCC report compares the figures of eleven months and the last one month which witnessed several changes in the Express Entry CRS system. This comparison highlights:
Source: CIC news