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Alberta Immigration PNP Points Calculator

The Alberta Points Calculator is official points calculator for Alberta Immigration. Candidates applying to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program under Canada Immigration, need to score the minimum required points on this points system under the Alberta Immigration Points Calculator. 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.

The Alberta PNP Points Calculator 2019

Factors Points
Education 25
Language Skills 28
Work Experience 15
Age 12
Arranged Employment 10
Adaptability 10

Factor 1: Education

The education factor in the Alberta Immigration 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 Education Points 
Doctoral level 25
Master`s level or professional degree 23
2 or more post-secondary credentials, one of which is a three-year or longer post-secondary credential 22
3 year or longer post-secondary credential 21
2 year post-secondary credential 19
1 year post-seondary credential 15
Secondary school 5

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.

Proficiency Level Points 
First Official Language
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing Intermediate IELTS 6/6/6/6 4 pts/ability
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing High intermediate IELTS 6.5/7.5/6.5/6.5 5 pts/ability
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing Advanced IELTS 7/8/7/7 6 pts/ability
 Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing  Spouse/partner’s official language (CLB4) IELTS 4/4.5/3.5/4 5 pts
 Maximum 24
Second Official Language
 Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing  CLB/NCLC 5 in all abilities IELTS 5/5/4/5 4
Maximum  4
*Listening, reading, speaking, writing

Factor 3: Work Experience

The work experience factor under the Alberta PNP Points Calculator 2019 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 Experience Points
1 year (Minimal threshold) 9
2 to 3 years 11
4 to 5 years 13
6 years or more 15

Factor 4: Age

The Age factor is to determine if the candidate falls in the perfect age group for immigration under Alberta pnp 2019 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 Applicant Points
18 to 35 12
36 11
37 10
38 9
39 8
40 7
41 6
42 5
43 4
44 3
45 2
46 1
47 and over 0

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 Applicant And Points
Candidate 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 hold a validated work permit.

10
Candidate 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
Candidate 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
Candidates 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

Factor 6: Adaptability

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

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

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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