Low IELTS score? Know how to Immigrate to Canada in 2020!



Canada welcomes immigrants each year to meet the shortages in its labour market. Since Canada itself is a sparsely populated country, it needs foreign skilled applicants who can come, work and permanently settle in the country as permanent residents.

To grant this permanent residency, the country has few parameters to be followed by the immigration aspirants. There are many people who dream of living a comfortable life in Canada as a permanent resident but are terrified to commence the process for immigrating. This is mainly because of the language requirement scores (IELTS requirements) laid down by the Canadian authorities. Some applicants find this IELTS requirement extremely difficult to meet. But in reality, there are ways to make it to Canada even at a lower IELTS score.

You can even boost your existing score by following few simple tricks. You can easily get decent language scores in IELTS by taking our expertly designed FREE IELTS practice module and test papers. If you do not wish to re-appear for IELTS exam, then there is another way to apply for Canada immigration even with low IELTS score.

The Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has made certain credentials mandatory including language requirements to allow skilled migrants in the country flourish and grow without any social communicating constraint. Thus all the eligible applicants need to prove their English language proficiency in either English or French Language as both are the official languages of the country. The language test that is accepted by the Immigration department of Canada is the popular language test called IELTS examination. IELTS examination is conducted all over India and taken various aspirants such as immigration, international study, etc. The test focuses to check the language ability of the applicants in four major areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Note: There are two patterns of IELTS examination- first is academic and other is general training. For Immigration purposes, you need to appear for general training module of IELTS.

Now if you got a low IELTS score in the general training module, then there is a way out to deal with it. Canada has various provincial programs by different provinces of the country. There are many provincial programs that accept the low IELTS. These provinces ask for a minimum level of language proficiency from the Canada Immigration applicants much lower than the Express Entry minimum.

Let us study various provincial programs that is okay with you having a low IELTS requirement:

  • The province of Saskatchewan:

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is the most popular provincial nominee program of Canada which has very minimal requirement in case of language skills. One can successfully immigrate to Saskatchewan with IELTS bands as low as 4.5 only. While at one hand, federal Express Entry demands IELTS score of CLB 7, Saskatchewan is one province which is known for offering the nomination to the Canadian PR applicants even at a low IELTS band score.
So, if you are unable to get a decently good score in IELTS and still want to immigrate to Canada, then you have the alternative option to apply for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).

  • The province of Manitoba:

The much in-demand province among north Indians, the province of Manitoba requires a close family connection to give you nomination for immigration even at a very less IELTS score.
Manitoba is a province with close-knit Indian migrant communities, is friendly and always welcoming immigrants coming to reside in the province. The province is full of brilliant job opportunities for Indians. The best thing about Manitoba is that you require less language score for obtaining the PR. The only prime prerequisite for getting a residency in the province is having a known connection in the province be it family or close relative to be able to apply for Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) successfully immigrate there.
The applicants just need to get IELTS 4.5 Bands in each module of general training exam to be eligible for Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). This low score of 4.5 bands is admissible provided you have a known connection inside Manitoba and such connection be it family or relatives, are ready to sponsor you to Manitoba.
To put it simply, you have the highest possible odds of immigrating to Manitoba if your relative or family member is residing there.

  • The province of Alberta

Alberta province of Canada will give you nomination at a minimal requirement of an offer letter and minimum IELTS bands score of 4.5 points.
Alberta has immense opportunities for people from India and therefore it is one of the best places to settle in. The province does not give much weight to good language scores. In fact, it is extremely important to get an offer letter from an employer in Alberta to be able to apply for Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP).
In other words, the government of Alberta will consider you if get a Job offer from the province even at a low IELTS scores. The eligible applicants who manage to pull off a Job and 4.5 IELTS score receives a nomination certificate from the provincial government of Alberta.

  • The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP)

The Atlantic province was introduced two years back with an aim to get skilled workers for four Atlantic Provinces namely Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.
To apply for AIPP, an applicant does not really have to worry about the minimum language proficiency points. The only thing AIPP is concerned about us that they require a job offer letter from the employer of Atlantic province. After getting a job offer letter, you can apply to AIPP even at a low IELTS score.

Know more about Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP)!

  • The province of Quebec

The French province of Quebec follows a completely dissimilar immigration program from that of other provinces. The skilled program through which the province invites skilled immigrants is the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). The program runs with the federal government and issues Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) to the selected applicants. The certificates are issued to applicants with just 55 points out of 100 and French language proficiency.
Quebec is the one and only French speaking province of Canada. It is therefore required to have more of French proficiency as compared to English language proficiency. For Quebec, you require CLB 5 in your IELTS that means Listening 5 bands, Reading 4 bands, Writing 5 bands and Speaking 5 bands.

Know more about Quebec Skilled Worker Program

If you wish to get started with your Immigration process right away then hire Oneclick Immigration Consulting Services as your representative. Our firm has been into providing the best immigration services since 7 years. Being an ICCRC registered Immigration consultancy, Oneclick has better solutions for you be it for IELTS assistance or Job assistance in Canada.

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