Expression Of Interest ( EOI )

New Australia Immigration rules w.e.f July 2012

Low Pass mark, Now you only require 60 points to

qualify “Apply today”

Skilled Migration Selection Model also known as “SkillSelect” is now implemented by Dept. of Immigration & Citizenship Australia on 1st of July 2012. The government of Australia has announced a Major reform to its General skilled migration visa programme & the way which Australia selects skilled migrants. The new programme will bring all GSM offshore visas at one platform.

The new policy will bring best applicants in each occupation which will be indentified electronically & selected first. The Australian government has announced that they will grant visas to highest scoring applicants first which means reaching a pass mark will not be enough to guarantee a visa.

How will the New Skilled Migration Selection Model work?

Potential applicant lodge “Expression of Interest”
Australian immigration dept. along with help of Employers & Australian States will short list candidate who are “Best & Brightest” at regular intervals
Applicant who are selected will lodge the visa application with the department

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Skill Select replace the current General Skilled Migration Visas?

Yes, skill select will replace the current GSM trend and will also be replaced by visa subclass.
Will there be Capping & Ceiling?

Best & brightest applicants will be shortlisted electronically subjected to OCCUPATION CEILING.Hence it is recommended to start your application as soon as possible.
How often there will be Occupation Ceiling

Occupation on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) will be regularly reviewed to reflect mid to long term shortages in the Australian skilled labour market

What are the advantages of Skill Select / Expression of Interest?

Department of Immigration & Citizenship, has reduced the pass mark by 05 points, earlier minimum pass mark was 65 which is now been reduced to 60 points. In addition, there has been number of occupation added to the skilled occupation list.

Which occupations are in demand in Australia?

Australia has demand for more than 450+ occupations, there has been number of addition on the list, please refer to the Skilled Occupation List / SOL
I need more information on current visa eligibility & norm?

Latest information on Australian visas & eligibility can be found on GSM offshore visas section
I am interested How do I apply or get selected?

If you want up-to-date and accurate advice and assistance in relation to immigrating to Australia then contact BBC Migration Consultants to discuss your best option on + 91 22 2605 9098 or fill our online enquiry form & one of our in house immigration Advisor will contact you .

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