Saturday, 29 November 2014

189 PR Visa - Points Calculator for Australia

189 Visa is a Permanent Resident visa offered by Australian Government. People from different skill sets can apply for this visa.

Under 189 category, you will have to score at least 60 points to get the invitations to apply for this visa. English proficiency is also required for this visa.

So typical steps are given below.

  1. Get a score of at least 6 in all sections of IELTS.
  2. Get your skills assessed by skill assessment authority in australia.
  3. Submit expression of Interest (EOI).
  4. If you have 60+ score, you may get invitation to apply for the visa.
Points table at shows the distribution of skill points.

Now let us calculate the points of typical software tester profile. Suppose you have 7 years of experience in software testing in India and you have got engineering degree in computer science in Indian university. Also you have scored 7 in each section of IELTS. Suppose your age is 28.
You will score below points.
  1. Age            - 30 Points
  2. IELTS        - 10 Points 
  3. BE Degree - 10 Points
  4. Experience - 10 Points
Thus you will score 60 points overall.

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