Alberta Immigration PNP Points Calculator AINP 2018

The Alberta Pnp points calculator 2018 is official points calculator for Alberta Immigration. Candidates applying to the Alberta immigrant nominee program AINP under Canada Immigration, need to score the minimum required points on this points system under the Alberta provincial nominee program express entry system. The Alberta PNP points calculator requires the people to score 67 points out of the 100 points mentioned in the grid below. Once the candidates are deemed eligible under the points calculator next they need to make sure that their intended occupation is mentioned in the Alberta occupation list 2018.

The Alberta PNP Points Calculator 2018

FactorsPoints
Education25
Language Skills28
Work Experience15
Age12
Arranged Employment10
Adaptability10

Factor 1: Education

The education factor in the alberta pnp points calculator gird awards points to the candidates on the basis of their highest level of education. A total 25 points can be scored under this head with the most points being awarded for having a doctoral level education.

Level of EducationPoints 
Doctoral level25 points
Master`s level or professional degree23 points
Two or more post-secondary credentials, one of which is a three-year or longer post-secondary credential22 points
Three-year or longer post-secondary credential21 points
Two-year post-secondary credential19 points
One-year post-seondary credential15 points
Secondary school5 points

Factor 2: Language Skills

The Language skills factor on the points calculator for alberta immigration grid is for assessing the candidate’s language proficiency in Canada’s official languages. Ticking this box under the AINP checklist for Alberta immigration is a must. If the applicant doesn’t show proof of proficiency then the Alberta pnp processing time can be increased.

ProficiencyLevelPoints 
First Official Language
Speaking/Listening/Reading/WritingIntermediate IELTS 6.0/6.0/6.0/6.04 pts/ability
Speaking/Listening/Reading/WritingHigh intermediate IELTS 6.5/7.5/6.5/6.55 pts/ability
Speaking/Listening/Reading/WritingAdvanced IELTS 7.0/8.0/7.0/7.06 pts/ability
 Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing Spouse/partner’s official language (CLB4) IELTS 4.0/4.5/3.5/4.05 pts
 Maximum24 points
Second Official Language
 Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing CLB/NCLC 5 in all abilities IELTS 5.0/5.0/4.0/5.04 points
Maximum 4 points
*Listening, reading, speaking, writing

Factor 3: Work Experience

The work experience factor under the Alberta PNP points calculator 2018 provides points to the candidates based on the work experience they have acquired. The most points are given for having a work experience of 6 or more than 6 years.

Work ExperiencePoints
1 year (Minimum threshold)9 points
2-3 years11 points
4-5 years13 points
6 years or more15 points

Factor 4: Age

The Age factor is to determine if the candidate falls in the perfect age group for immigration under Alberta pnp 2018 or not. The province wants to inculcate young and active individuals who can bring economic profit to the province. Under the age factor most of the points are awarded to people in the age group of 18 to 35 years.

Age of ApplicantPoints
18 to 3512 points
3611 points
3710 points
389 points
398 points
407 points
416 points
425 points
434 points
443 points
452 points
461 points
47 and over0 points

Factor 5: Arranged Employment

Checking this box is essential under express entry Canada requirements as this factor helps the state to determine of the applicant has a valid work permit and a job or not. A maximum 10 points are awarded under this category.

The ApplicantAndPoints
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-based work permit and his or her work in Canada is considered “skilled” (NOC 0, A, or B level).
  • The work permit is valid when a permanent residency application is made* and
  • The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant.

*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.

10 points
 is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit or a work permit issued under a provincial/territorial agreement. 

  • The work permit is valid when a permanent residence application is made* and
  • The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant.

*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.

 10 Points
 does not hold a valid work permit and is not otherwise authorized to work in Canada.
  • A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and
  • The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA
 10 Points
holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada, but does not fall under one of the two above scenarios.
  • The work permit or authorization is valid when a permanent residence application is made;
  • A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and
  • The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA
10 Points

Factor 6: Adaptability

The Adaptability factor under Alberta Pnp points calculator 2018 helps to score candidates for having any sort of existing connections in the state. A maximum 10 points are given under this head.

AdaptabilityPoints 
PA previous work in Canada (minimum 1 year NOC O, A, B)10 points
Previous study in Canada5 points
Previous study in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner5 points
Previous work in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner5 points
Arranged employment in Canada5 points
Relative in Canada – 18 years or older5 points
Language ability CLB 4 or above – accompanying spouse/partner (IELTS 4.0/4.5/3.5/4.0)5 points

After scoring the minimum required points under the AINP points calculator, the candidate can then submit their profiles to the Express entry pool where they will be ranked on the basis of their Comprehensive Ranking System score. After which the profiles will be ranked on the basis of the highest score to receive a Alberta state nomination certificate.

 

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