The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) Australia has published the results of “Skill Select Expression of Interest (EOI) Invitation Round” held on February 11, 2020.
A total of 1500 invitations were issued to candidates under Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visa streams under the General Skilled Migration program (GSM).
Invitations issued and cut offs
|Visa Subclass||Number Of Invitations Issued||Minimum Point Score||Latest Date Of Effect|
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||1000||90||16/11/2019 9:23pm|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored||500||85||08/01/2020 3:06pm|
Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations
Pro-rata occupations include occupations for which there is more demand for places than there are places available. These occupations generally have a point score higher than the non-pro rata occupations.
Due to high demand, and in keeping with previous years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements.
|Subclass||Occupation ID||Description||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|189||2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||95||01/12/2019 3:57am|
|189||2334||Electronics Engineer||90||16/11/2019 7:32pm|
|491||2334||Electronics Engineer||85||22/12/2019 10:06pm|
|189||2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||90||17/09/2019 2:06pm|
|189||2339||Other Engineering Professionals||90||11/11/2019 4:19pm|
|189||2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||90||07/11/2019 7:50pm|
|189||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||90||16/11/2019 9:23pm|
|491||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||85||06/01/2020 11:07pm|
|189||2631||Computer Network Professionals||90||16/11/2019 3:07pm|
|491||2631||Computer Network Professionals||85||03/01/2020 10:24pm|
Invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visas are anticipated to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change. However, dates for the rounds are subject to change. Number of Invitations issued in each round may also vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the department.
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