ref to my previous post ... do i need not give ielts .. as master degree ppl are automaticlaly got 5 points and by getting that it solves my problem of completing the eligibity points .....
Please correct me if I am wrong. I do not see you on the April list. Have you already submitted your Application or are you going to?
Based on the information about you:
1) If you are pre 10th April candidate then you are at the mercy of VO. He can award 16 (max) or 0...that is totally his decision. You can not challenge
2) If your application was received by CIO after 10th Apr, then you have to produce IELTS score.
3) If you are going to apply now then you fall in the New Immigration rules and in that case your application will be rejected without IELTS.
I have not come across any information that people holding Masters will be awarded 5 points AUTOMATICALLY.
Please ask your consultant for the link on CIC WEBSITE where it is mentioned so.
NB: Please also check my response to Spate109 in the previuos page