Australia has announced the results of the Skill Select round for September 2019 and the results are nothing but surprising. Only 100 Subclass 189 invitations were sent out with minimum required score 85 of points. The cut-off score for “Accountants” was a staggering 95 points.
A final lot of Subclass 489 invitations were also issued. 100 invitations were issued for the Subclass 489 Visa with a minimum score of 85 points.
Invitations for the Subclass 489 Visa will no more be issued. The Subclass 491 Visa will replace the Subclass 489 Visa from November this year.
Pro-rata occupations are those whose demand exceeds the available number of visa places.
When allocating visa places, the priority is given to the Subclass 189 visa. If there are still visa places left, then these go to the Subclass 489 visa. In the case where there are no visa places left, then no invitations are issued under the Subclass 489 visa, as per SBS News.
Here are the results of the September Skill Select round:
|Occupation Code||Occupation Name||Minimum required score||Latest date of EOI|
|2211||Accountants||95||05-09-2019 9:57 pm|
|2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||95||10-09-2019 10:53 pm|
|2339||Other Engineering Professionals||95 (Subclass 189)||27-08-2019 4:41 pm|
|2339||Other Engineering Professionals||85 (Subclass 489)||03-06-2019 12:06 am|
|2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||90 (Subclass 489)||28-08-2019 12:04 pm|
|2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||85 (Subclass 189)||08-07-2019 3:29 am|
|2212||Auditors, Company Secy & Corporate Treasurers||85||03-08-2019 11:37 am|
|2613||Software and Application Programmers||85 (Subclass 189)||03-08-2019 3:22 pm|
|2613||Software and Application Programmers||85 (Subclass 489)||05-07-2019 3:36 pm|
|2631||Computer Network Professionals||85 (Subclass 189)||10-07-2019 5:53 am|
|2631||Computer Network Professionals||85 (Subclass 489)||13-08-2019 2:44 pm|
Software and Application Programmers got the maximum number of invitations at 48 in this round.
20 invitations were issued to ICT Security Specialists and Database and System Administrators.
18 invitations went to Registered Nurses and 16 to Civil Engineers.
Accountants received only 15 invitations.
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