Point Test For Skilled Migration Criteria

Point Test For Skilled Migration Criteria
The many Australia visa programs have been designed to selectively pick only the most eligible candidates. Certain filters have been put in place to ensure that only desirable profiles who can make a meaningful contribution to the economy are invited to participate in the Australia PR Process. The Australia points calculator is one such instrument that assigns points to candidates based on a variety of criteria to assess their ability. This method can also be used by visa applicants to estimate their ability to meet Australia's PR criteria. Candidates who can score 65 or more Australia PR points can lodge there application in skilleselect – the Autralian government portal that determines eligibility of applicants.
Australia's Skilled Migration software uses a point-based scheme known as SkillSelect or Australia PR Points Calculator. The scheme is intended to recruit highly skilled practitioners who want to live and work in Australia. The scheme is designed in such a way that it only accepts candidates who have the necessary expertise and experience to better fulfil the country's labour shortage needs. There are various categories of streams available under professional migration visas, each of which requires applicants to obtain a minimum number of Australia PR Points in order to apply for an Australia PR Visa.
The points awarded by the Australia Immigration Points Calculator framework are related to an applicant's ability to contribute economically to Australia. Before assigning a score to a profile, the algorithm takes into account a variety of considerations such as age, schooling, work experience, language competence, and adaptability.
For skilled visas it's important for a candidate to at least score 65 points to maximize their maximum chances of receiving an ITA
The visa types for which the Australia PR point calculator is often used are as follows:
  • Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189)
  • Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)
  • Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491)
Call us at 0426 555 444 or 02 9621 2808 for more information, or email us at info@victorymigration.com.au
Factor Description Points
Age 18-24 25 Points
25-32 30 Points
33-39 25 Points
40-44 15 Points
45-49 0 Points
English Language Competent English - IELTS 6 0 Points
Proficient English - IELTS 7 10 Points
Superior English - IELTS 8 20 Points
Skilled employment : Overseas (skilled employment in your nominated skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation)  3 years but less than 5 years in the past 10 years  5 Points
5 years but less than 8 years in the past 10 years 10 Points
8 years and up to 10 years in the past 10 years  15 Points
Skilled employment :  Australia  (skilled employment in your nominated skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation)  1 year but less than 3 years in the past 10 years  5 Points
Skilled employment :  Australia  (skilled employment in your nominated skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation)  3 years but less than 5 years in the past 10 years  5 Points
5 years but less than 8 years in the past 10 years  10 Points
8 years and up to 10 years in the past 10 years  15 Points
Qualifications (Australian or recognised Overseas)
  • Offshore recognised apprenticeship
  • AQF3/4 completed in Australian
  • Diploma completed in Australian
10 Points
Bacholer degree (including Bacholer degree with honours or Masters) 15 Points
PhD 20 Points
Recognise of Australian Study Minimum two year fulltime (Australian Study requirement) 5 Points
Designated language   5 Points
Partner Skills   10 Points
Professional Year   5 Points
Sponsorship by state or territory government   5 Points
Nomination by a State or Territory Government or sponsorship by an eligible family member to reside and work in a specified/designated area (Subclass 491 only)   15 Points
Study in a regional area   5 Points
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