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  1. Amy2Canada

    QSW: THE BASICS!

    Hi all, Could somebody tell about timelines? Will it be the same as it is for different countries specified on the website(which currently is 40-50 months for India :o)? OR this is kind of an express entry program? Cheers, Amy
  2. Amy2Canada

    Quebec,indian applicant timeline and experience with process.

    Hi all, The processing time for step 1 "Verification of documents submitted" for Indian applicant is 40 months !! This is quite a long period :( Step 2 + Step 3 processing time totals to 2-12 months !! SO, all in all 42-52 months of looong wait. I believe this has to be true as it is...
  3. Amy2Canada

    QSW: THE BASICS!

    Currently there is huge backlog of applications. Do we have any official news on when the applications accepted currently would be processed? If these would be processed after the backlog is cleared, it would be again a 3 - 4 years long waiting period? Cheers, Amy
  4. Amy2Canada

    Congratulations Asivad Anac- Our Saviour!

    Hi Asivad, Many congratulations on the PPR. Your right approach, patience and positive attitude got you through the process. Wish you all the very best :) Regards, Amy
  5. Amy2Canada

    QSW: THE BASICS!

    Hello all, Regarding points calculation, 1. After referring the AOT list I see that for Bachelors in IT: 10+16 = 26 2. 8yrs INTL experience in same field = 8 3. Age @29 = 16 4. IELTS (L9, R8, S7, W7) = 6 5. Spouse (10+3yrs diploma): 2+3 = 5 [I need help here, 10th class + 3yrs diploma...
  6. Amy2Canada

    Learning French

    Thanks Lammawitch; Appreciate your inputs.
  7. Amy2Canada

    QSW: THE BASICS!

    Thank you for sharing the information. I was trying to calculate the points for myself. 1. Edu Level - 1.1 Bachelor's = 10 1.2 Areas (Could not understand !!) I have done Bachelor of Engineering(I.T) from India. How much points are awarded? 2. Experience - 8+ yrs INTL(India) in same...
  8. Amy2Canada

    Learning French

    Thank you Lammawitch for the links. However, I have had seen these while exploring the Quebec immigration site. I feel that these courses are offered for intermediate or Higher level studies. I am a beginner and looking for some good source/material online. There are some sites that do offer the...
  9. Amy2Canada

    Learning French

    Could someone suggest please? Cheers, Amy
  10. Amy2Canada

    Learning French

    Hello, For EE, I believe only TEF is acceptable whereas for QSW various tests are accepted? http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/immigrate-settle/permanent-workers/official-immigration-application/requirements-programs/language-knowledge.html Please correct me if I am wrong. Could...
  11. Amy2Canada

    Express Entry mid year report by CIC July 31 2015- Very Informative!

    I am a realist and looking at the mid year report, I was expecting to get an ITA by December end at a score of 427. Probably that time(in July), I did more calculations than thinking after seeing the mid year report. But looking at the past few draws, I have started to think more and calculate...
  12. Amy2Canada

    EE Applicants with score 400 to 450 let's connect here

    Yes, that's true. Competition is increasing. The more time it is going to take to drop the score low, the greater would be the candidates entering the pool. On 27-Mar cut off was at 453, next low was on 18-Jul(451) and the last cut off as on 18-Sep stands at 450. Nobody can guess when the...
  13. Amy2Canada

    Reference Letters

    I have a similar situation with one company where I worked for 5 months; they are not ready to provide me the ref letter. But, I have included in my work history. You recommend that I delete it from my CIC profile work history? I will have 6 yrs work experience letters from 2 employers...
  14. Amy2Canada

    How to Get a Job in My Career Field?

    Many thanks Lammawitch. I am in EE pool as of now and trying to gather all the necessary information, if I get through. I am working on my resume and LinkedIn profile upgrade. However, "References from previous jobs"; I hope this means only the contact information and not the reference...
  15. Amy2Canada

    How to Get a Job in My Career Field?

    Can anybody comment on the query please? Cheers, Amy
  16. Amy2Canada

    Work experience proof - employment letter

    Many Thanks Asivad. My last promotion letter specifies designation "Änalyst Programmer" and my salary slips and relieving letter says "senior software engineer". Actually it is one and the same thing but will I need to write LOE for this. OR The reference letter + salary slips will also be...
  17. Amy2Canada

    Work experience proof - employment letter

    Hello, I hope it would be OK if the reference letter is directly addressed to Citizenship and Immigration Services, Canada? Also, HR is not ready to put my salary and previous designations held. They are ok to put following details on letter head: 1. Subject line: For the formalities of...
  18. Amy2Canada

    Buying Property - PR Holders

    Yes.. However, I could see some options around Richmond and Surrey.. I absolutely have no idea about these areas and just figuring out the costings of various cities. Many thanks for the valuable inputs. Cheers, Amy
  19. Amy2Canada

    Buying Property - PR Holders

    Many thanks for the info. I shall visit your website. Regards, Amy
  20. Amy2Canada

    FSW PR, Working in Montreal Quebec

    Many Thanks Lammawitch to clear the confusion. I was under impression that CSQ is like some letter/Certificate required for working in Quebec whereas it is like PNP !! Since I am not good in French, I am getting ineligible for QSW :-[ Therefore, I am thinking of going via EE route(even this is...