Skill select round results released August 23, 2017
The Results for skillselect round has been released. Here you can see the results and number of issued invitations in skillselect taken last August 23, 2017.
Table 1. Issued Invitation in skillselect on August 23, 2017
|Visa Subclass||Number of Invitations|
|Skilled- Independent (subclass 189)||1,000|
|Skilled-Regional Provisional (subclass 489)||133|
As you can see in the table, the number of invitations for subclass 189 is higher than subclass 489. It shows that the number of applicants is opting to the skilled independent visa which does not require sponsorship by any person/employer, relatives or government or state.
See Table 2. Point scores and the visa dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 23 August 2017 invitation round.
|Occupation Identification||Description||Points Score||Visa date of Effect|
|2211||Accountants||75||14/07/2017 11:48 am|
|2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||75||23/06/2017 11:04 am|
|2334||Electronics Engineer||70||22/08/2017 6:36 pm|
|2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||65||13/12/2016 6:46 pm|
|2339||Other Engineering Professionals||70||07/08/2017 11:21 pm|
|2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||70||11/05/2017 9:58 pm|
|2613||Software and Applications Programmers||65||20/01/2017 1:37 pm|
|2631||Computer Network Professionals||65||21/01/2017 1:02 pm|
From 70 to 65 in the latest round for non pro rata occupations, but the Accountants and Auditors remain 75. Electronics Engineer, ICT Business and System Analysts, and Other Engineering professionals in 70 points.
Generally Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) (Points-tested) stream, applicants must meet the points test pass mark of 60 points.
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