Skill Select EOI Invitation – 11th September 2019

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The Department of Home Affairs (Doha) released the statistical analysis of the 11th September 2019 “Skill Select EOI Invitation Round” results.

Who can get an ITA (Invitation to apply) from Australia?

1. Skill Select EOI Invitation Round is for people who lodged an Expression of Interest (EOI)

2. Submitted EOI’s must be for the General Skilled Migration or “GSM” stream of visa subclasses

3. The two GSM visa subclasses are Skilled Independent Subclass 189,Skilled Family Sponsored subclass 489(Australian Provisional visa).

100 invitations have been sent under sub class 189 visas to the candidates who have submitted their EOI in the Skill Select pool. The same 100 invitations have been sent to Subclass 489, to the candidate who has submitted their EOI under Family sponsorship visa.

Pro rata occupations

Pro rata occupations mean those classified occupations high in demand in Australia. Skill Select first allocates places to SC189 visas, and then if there are places available, to the SC489 family sponsored visas. If it takes all places up by SC189 visa applications, it will issue no SC489 invitations.

it required the  minimum points scores that it requires both subclass to achieve to receive an invitation in the August 2019 round was significantly higher than the minimum 65 points needed to validly lodge an EOI.

Invitations issued on 11 September 2019

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the Skill Select invitation round on 11 September 2019.

11 September 2019 results

The following graph shows the points for clients who were invited to apply in the 11 September 2019 round.

Maximum cut off for ITA (Invitation to apply)

Visa subclass Minimum points score Latest date of effect
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 85 003 / 08/2019 10:05pm
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 85 15/08/2019  12:30am

For the 11 September 2019 invitation round, the scores for pro rata occupations were:

Occupation ID Description Minimum Points Score Latest date of EOI
2211 Accountants 95 05/09/2019 9:57pm
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 85 03/08/2018 11:37am
2334 Electronics Engineer 85 (SC489) 28/05/2019 12:12am
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 95 10/09/2019 10:53pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 95 (SC189) 27/08/2019 4:41pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 85 (SC489) 03/06/2018 12:06am
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 85 (SC189) 08/07/2019 3:29am
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 90 (SC489) 23/08/2019 12:04pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85 (SC189) 03/08/2019 3:22pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85 (SC489) 05/07/2019 3:36pm
2631 Computer network professionals 85 (SC189) 10/07/2019 5:53am
2631 Computer network professionals 85 (SC489) 13/08/2019 2:44pm

They will issue invitations during 2019-20

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sept. Oct Nov Dec
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1,000 100 100
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 100 100 100
Total 1,200 200 200

What are Occupation High in Demand in Australia under PR visas?

Based on the analysis of the previous occupational ceiling numbers under subclass 189 and subclass 489, below is the number of invitations which is gone the followed occupations.

  • Software and Applications Programmers
  • Database and Systems Administrators
  • ICT Security Specialists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Civil Engineering Professionals
  • Accountants
  • Mechanics
  • Electricians
  • Chefs
  • Physiotherapists

Our office is in South Delhi. You can come in the office directly for any immigration process query. But it will be beneficial for you complete your free assessment visa form before the meeting. So that the consultant has all the knowledge about your profile and he can guide you properly.

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