Today, Saskatchewan PNP, commonly known as SINP (Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program), invited record 941 applicants for permanent residency (PR). This seems to be the highest number of invites sent by SINP in a single draw.
The cut off score reduced by 4 points to 61 as compared to the last draw on August 18, 2022. This is the lowest cut-off score for SINP general draw ever. Previously, 65 cut-off was announced in previous draw. Important to mention 60 is the qualifying score to apply for SINP.
Furthermore, this cut off score was 12 points lesser as compared to draw on July 6, 2022. However, this draw invited only 10 NOC codes under Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand stream having below mentioned cut off score:
|Category||Cut-Off||Number of Invites|
|Invited NOC Codes|
|2263 – Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety|
|3143 – Occupational therapists|
|3211 – Medical laboratory technologists|
|3212 – Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants|
|3214 – Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists|
|3215 – Medical radiation technologists|
|3216 – Medical sonographers|
|3219 – Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)|
|3234 – Paramedical occupations|
|4151 – Psychologists|
SINP allows the applicants outside Canada to apply directly under both the categories. Also having an express entry profile is not mandatory to apply. However, there is a list of NOC codes that are ineligible to apply for SINP. Check in the later part of this article to check your eligibility.
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Saskatchewan PNP Ineligibility?
People with the certain occupations (NOC Codes) are excluded from applying to the Occupations In-Demand (OID) and Express Entry (EE) program. Click here to download list of excluded occupations for SINP.
How To Calculate Your Scores For Saskatchewan PNP Draw:
(Sourced from SINP website)
Additionally, To be eligible for SINP Occupation In-Demand and Express Category, you need to score 60. Also, maximum score that can be earned are 110 points in SINP assessment grid:
|FACTOR I: LABOUR MARKET SUCCESS|
|EDUCATION AND TRAINING|
|Master’s or Doctorate degree (Canadian equivalency).||23|
|Bachelor’s degree OR at least a three-year degree at a university or college.||20|
|Trade certification equivalent to journeyperson status in Saskatchewan.||20|
|Canadian equivalency diploma that requires two (but less than three) years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other post-secondary institution.||15|
|Canadian equivalency certificate or at least two semesters, but less than a two-year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other post-secondary institution.||12|
|SKILLED WORK EXPERIENCE|
Your work experience must relate to the job you have put on your application.One year of work experience equals 12 full months.
|a) Work experience in the 5 years prior to application submission date.|
|b) In the 6-10 years prior to application submission date.|
|Less than 1 year||0|
|Click here for language equivalency chart.|
|a) First Language Test (English or French)|
|CLB 8 and higher||20|
|English or French speaker without language test results.||0|
|b) Second Language Test (English or French)|
|CLB 8 or higher||10|
|Less than 18 years||0|
|18 – 21 years||8|
|22 – 34 years||12|
|35 – 45 years||10|
|46 – 50 years||8|
|More than 50 years||0|
|MAXIMUM POINTS FOR FACTOR I||80|
|FACTOR II: CONNECTION TO SASKATCHEWAN LABOUR MARKET & ADAPTABILITY|
Points are given for having a connection to the Saskatchewan labour market. This shows your ability to successfully settle in Saskatchewan as a permanent resident.
|The following points are for the Employment Offer subcategory only:|
|High skilled employment offer from a Saskatchewan employer||30|
|The following points are for the Occupation In-Demand and Saskatchewan Express Entry subcategories only|
|Close family relative in Saskatchewan|
The applicant or accompanying spouse has a family relative that is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Saskatchewan. This includes a: parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, first cousin and step-family members or in-laws of the same relationships. The family members in Saskatchewan must meet the requirements as listed under “Required Documents” for your ISW sub-category.
|Past work experience in Saskatchewan|
At least 12 months of work in the past five years on a valid work permit.
|Past student experience in Saskatchewan|
At least one full-time academic year at a recognized Saskatchewan post-secondary education institution on a valid study permit.
|MAXIMUM POINTS FOR FACTOR II||30|
|MAXIMUM POINTS TOTAL: I + II =||110|
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