British Columbia and Ontario PNP Draw Updates

Written by

Darakasha Singh

Fact check by

Afreen Abbasi

Updated on

Jul 14,2024

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Recently, British Columbia and Ontario released the number of ITAs they issued in the latest PNP draws conducted by both provinces. The draws for the provincial nominee program were conducted on June 11, 2024. Both British Columbia and Ontario conduct them on the same day.

Total ITAs Issued: ITA Breakup Explained

The combined number of ITAs issued by both provinces to 310 candidates. British Columbia issued 66 ITAs for eligible candidates. To be eligible for the British Columbia PNP, you must have a CRS score between 93 and 131. You are allocated a CRS score based on points to determine your competitive ability in the Express Entry pool. The higher your CRS score is, the better your chances of getting an express entry nomination. 

While British Columbia issued 66 ITAs in their PNP draw, the province of Ontario issued 244 ITAs, much higher than BC. The CRS score criteria accepted applications with a score of 43 and above. While British Columbia issued ITAs for skilled immigration invitations only, Ontario issued ITAs for foreign workers and international students. 

Canada PNP Eligibility Requirements for Indians in 2024

You have to meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for Canada PNP: 

  • Have 67 points on the grid 

  • Have ample work experience in your field 

  • Be covered through medical insurance 

  • Have a police clearance certificate 

  • Have the required educational background (at least a bachelor's, master's preferable) 

  • Be under 40 years of age 

Also Read: Canada's 2024 STEM Talent Express Entry Surge

Conclusion 

The scope for getting your PNP application approved is quite good if you meet the eligibility criteria. Canada is expected to open its pathways to more immigrants, and it ranks as one of the most immigrant-friendly countries in the world. Immigration to Canada allows you to access some of the world's top-notch facilities for a very high quality of life. With more immigrant pathways opening up, more opportunities are expected for Canada’s immigrant population. 

To know more about these latest draws and to learn about Canada immigration, TerraTern is the place for all this. Whether it is Canada or any other country on your mind, TerraTern can help you move there easily!

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