Express Entry Draw #179

Draw #179 was an Express Entry draw that took place on March 18, 2021 at 11:30:56 UTC.


Draw Overview

The following programs were included in this draw:

  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cutoff score was 449 points, 374 points higher than the last draw on February 13, 2021.

5,000 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued in this draw.

The tie-breaking date and time was February 19, 2021 at 15:59:57 UTC. Candidates with a CRS score of 449 who entered the Express Entry pool before this date will receive an ITA.

The total number of invitations issued in 2021, as of this draw, was 43,840.

Draw Details

Programs:
CEC
Date:
March 18, 2021
Time:
11:30:56 UTC
CRS cutoff score:
449 points
Tie-breaking rule:
February 19, 2021
Invitations (ITAs):
5,000
Cumulative ITAs, 2021:
43,840

Score Change

From last draw:
+374 points
From 1 month ago:
+374 points
From 3 months ago:
-5 points
From 6 months ago:
-5 points
From 1 year ago:
No data

Candidate Pool


The Express Entry candidate pool contained 162,120 candidates on March 15.

That was 14,432 candidates more than on March 1.

The 5,000 candidates invited in this draw represented 3.08% of the total number of candidates in the pool.

The number of candidates in each CRS score band is shown below.

CRS score range March 15
0-300 4629
301-350 28336
351-400 54345
401-410 9524
411-420 8272
421-430 7148
431-440 9379
441-450 8970
451-460 10115
461-470 9837
471-480 6208
481-490 2493
491-500 995
501-600 1714
601-1200 155
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