Immigration to Canada has become relatively easier and convenient than before but the mandatory requirement t be fulfilled by the candidate for immigration to Canada remains the same that is fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the candidate with respect to point measurement to establish that the candidate is a skilled and trained professional in his / her line of work. The main modes of point calculation for the eligibility to migrate to Canada – Federal Skilled Workers Program(FSWP) which uses the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points tool to ascertain that the candidate is fit to apply for the Permanent Residency(PR) Status of Canada
Federal Skilled Workers Program(FSWP)
Federal Skilled Workers Program(FSWP) is one of the sub category of Express Entry program through which the candidate can migrate to Canada. To qualify under this category, the candidate should score minimum of 67 points or above in order to immigrate to Canada. The points in this category are calculated after considering criteria like Age, language, Work Experience, Language Proficiency and Adaptability. Please note that the immigration attributes and point calculations are different when a candidate is migrating with spouse and they are entirely different when they are migrating without spouse.
Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points are calculated keeping in mind the following aspects –
Age: While there is no age limit to shift to Canada, having an age of 18 to 35 years allots highest points to the applicant.
Education: There are points for Educational Qualification in Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and a Post graduate degree or diploma has more points than a graduation degree. All the educational degrees are evaluated through an authorised body like WES
Work Experience: Canada is open to invite skilled workers so as to help the country economically. Hence, work experience in the field of high demand can help to achieve high points.
Language Proficiency: High scores in IELTS or CLB Language, is a good way of scoring high points and increasing the eligibility chances. There are extra points allotted to the candidate who is well versed in French Language and the candidate should undertake the French language proficiency test to establish the proficiency of the language. Also, the test scores are valid for a period of two years from the date of undertaking the test.
Adaptability: There is extra point allocation for the candidate whose sibling / spouse is settled in Canada.
Arranged Employment: Having a job offer in hand from an employer in Canada, can guarantee the candidates extra points with respect to CRS. However, it is not mandatory to have a job offer in hand for immigration to Canada.
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