Lowest CRS cut-off in the latest Express Entry draw #278!

The CRS cut-off dipped to its lowest in December in the latest Express Entry draw #278. The round of invitations were category-based selections exclusively for agriculture and agri-food occupations. Only 400 applicants were invited to apply for Canada PR through the Express Entry pathway.

Date of Draw: 21st December 2023

Day of Draw: Thursday

Time of Draw: 14:15:42 UTC

CRS score cut-off: 386 points

ITAs issued: 400 

Type of Draw: Agriculture and agri-food occupations

The Express Entry profiles who have received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the latest Express Entry draw #278 must:

Agricultural or agri-food jobsNOC codes
Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services82031
Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors82030
Butchers- retail and wholesale63201

Second category-based selection for Agriculture and Agri-food Occupations

The latest Express Entry draw #278 was the second draw exclusively for agriculture and agri-food professionals. Previously, the 267th draw had invited eligible applicants from this category. While it issued 600 ITAs, the CRS score cut-off was as low as 354 points. Although the latest draw has seen a relative increase in the cut-off with respect to the agriculture and agri-food category, it remains the lowest in December. 

This is the fourth continuous Express Entry draw this week and more rounds of invitations might likely be announced by the IRCC. Keep visiting Talent Connected Worldwide and be the first to know as the draws are announced.

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Athena Campbell

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