Understanding the Australia Points Calculator

The Guide Book - Points Calculator for Australia

Australia is one of the top notch immigration destination in the world. It is one of the smallest continent and largest country, lying between the Pacific and Indian oceans in the Southern Hemisphere. A large number of skilled workers immigrate to the country every year. In fact, experts say’s it is the most popular destination for skilled workers around the globe.

Down Under, has the simplest point based immigration process. Every year, hundreds and thousands of skilled workers migrate to “Oz” on a PR visa from India. To be able to qualify for PR visa applicants will have to clear the country’s point based system.

Today, the world has become digital, and candidates professional abilities are judged on the basis of numbers. Higher the number you score, better are your chances of success. This growing trend has over taken immigration industry as well, most of the well developed countries have adopted a point based system to review the professional qualities of the candidate, and Down Under is no exception.

Down Under has the most transparent point based immigration system better known as “skillselect”. To take the decision Department of Home Affairs (DHA) uses Australian PR Points Calculator. It is an unbiased handy tool that the Australian government uses to award points to each profile on the basis of various factors such as age, language, work experience, language skills etc.

What is Australia Points Calculator?
If you plan to immigrate to Oz under the Skilled-Independent category or the Skilled-Sponsored stream, your application will be reviewed under a electronic calculator, this is called Australia Points Calculator.

To qualify applicants are required atleast 65 points out of 100. But, practicallly one requires more points because only the high rank candidates will be invited to apply for the country’s PR visa.

Applicants are awarded points on the basis of following factors:

Age group                  

Age group

Points

Between 18-25

25 points

Between 25-32

30 points

Between 33-39

15 points

Between 40-44

15 points

Between 45-49

0 points

 

Language proficiency (IELTS or OET)

Proficiency

Points

Competent in English IELTS 6/OET C

0 points

Proficiency in English IELTS 7 /OET B

10 points

Superior English IELTS 8/OET A

20 points

 

Overseas experience

Experience

Points

Minimum three years experience but not more than five years, in the last ten years

5 points

Minimum five years experience but not more than eight years, in the last ten years

10 points

Minimum eight years experience but not more than ten years, in the last ten years

15 points

 

Experience in Down Under

Experience

Points

Minimum one year, and up to three years in the last ten years

5 points

Minimum three years, and up to five years in the last ten years

10 points

Minimum five years, and  up to eight years in the last ten years

15 points

Minimum eight years, and up to ten years in the last ten years

20 points

 

Education

Education

Points

Phd

20 points

Bachelors degree

15 points

Diploma

10 points

Diploma or any other trade qualification from an Australian university

5 points

 

Other factors

Factors

Points

Spouse/partner skills

5 points

Professional 1 year in the last four years

5 points

Community language qualification

5 points

 

Sponsorship

Sponsorships and Nominations

Points

State or territory government

5 points

Nomination by a state or Territory government or sponsorship by an eligible family member

10 points

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