IRCC issues 3,350 invitations to candidates to apply for Canada PR in the Express Entry system in the latest cut off of 457 released as on 20th February 2019. This draw sums up the number of invitations to 14,500 in the year 2019, which still remains the biggest start since 2015.
Candidate with minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 457 or more were sent ITA’s in this draw. This draw has been released after three weeks of the previous draw. More time between draws let’s express Entry pool fill the gap with high scoring candidates.
IRCC applied its tie-break rule in the February 20 draw. The time stamp used was December 6, 2018, at 12:38:11 UTC. This means that all candidates with a CRS score above 457, as well as those candidates with scores of 457 who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool before the selected date and time, received an ITA in this invitation round.