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Nova Scotia Points Calculator

Eligibility calculator for Nova Scotia depends on following factors and candidate must achieve minimum 67 scores out of 100 to be eligible:
Education

Level of EducationPoints
Doctoral level25
Master`s level or professional degree23
Two or more post-secondary credentials, one of which is a three-year or longer post-secondary
credential
22
Three-year or longer post-secondary credential21
Two-year post-secondary credential19
One-year post-seondary credential15
Secondary school5

Language Skills

First Official Language

Proficiency LevelPoints
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing Intermediate IELTS 6.0/6.0/6.0/6.04
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing High intermediate IELTS 6.5/7.5/6.5/6.55
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing Advanced IELTS 7.0/8.0/7.0/7.06
Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing Spouse/partner’s official language (CLB4) IELTS
4.0/4.5/3.5/4.0
5
Maximum24

Second Official Language

Speaking/Listening/Reading/Writing CLB/NCLC 5 in all abilities IELTS 5/5/4/54
Maximum Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing4

Work Experience

Work ExperiencePoints
1 year (Minimum threshold)9
2-3 years11
4-5 years13
6 years or more15

Age

Age of ApplicantPoints
18 to 3512
3611
3710
it decreases simultaneously and 47 and over0

Arranged Employment

The ApplicantPoints
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-based work permit and his or her work in Canada is
considered “skilled” (NOC 0, A, or B level).
10
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit or a work permit issued under a
provincial/territorial agreement.
10
does not hold a valid work permit and is not otherwise authorized to work in Canada.10
holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada, but does not fall under one of the
two above scenarios.
10

Adaptability

AdaptabilityPoints
PA previous work in Canada (minimum 1 year NOC 0,A,B)10
Previous study in Canada5
Previous study in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner5
Previous work in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner5
Arranged employment in Canada5
Relative in Canada – 18 years or older5
Language ability CLB 4 or above – accompanying spouse/partner (IELTS 4.0/4.5/3.5/4.05
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