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Posted on September 25 2023

Canada to hold its first STEM round of invitations under the category-based Express Entry Draw

By  Editor
Updated November 16 2023

Highlights: Canada is set to conduct its inaugural round of invitations for STEM, in the category-based Express Entry Draw

  • Canada to hold its first category-based Express Entry draw for candidates with STEM experience.
  • The first round of the draw is to be opened on July 5, 2023.
  • The occupations covered under the draw are data scientists, mathematicians, data scientists, etc.
  • On June 28, 2023, it held its first-ever category-based draw, inviting 500 healthcare workers.


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Canada to hold STEM category-based Express Entry draw

On July 5, 2023, Canada is going to hold its first round of category-based Express Entry draw selection rounds for STEM professionals. The same was announced by the Honourable Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (Canada), François-Philippe Champagne.

The draw will emphasize only issuing invitations to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) professionals. The occupations covered under this category are software developers and programmers, data scientists, statisticians and actuaries, electrical and electronic engineers, and mathematicians.

First-Ever Category-based Selection

Canada has already started with its category-based Express Entry draw by inviting healthcare professionals. It held its first-ever category-based draw on June 28, 2023, inviting 500 healthcare workers.

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