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Nova Scotia Provincial Points Calculator

For moving to the province of Nova Scotia you need to score a high 600 points on the PNP point’s calculator. This province allow candidates if they have full-time job offer and one year experience in the province in past ten years. Any of these two criteria needs to be fulfilled by the candidate in order to apply for the Nova Scotia PNP program.

Now under these two category, there are other requirements for achieving the required score –

  • You need to have a valid express entry profile
  • Must have got minimum 67 points in the stream’s six selection factors
  • Canadian high school degree or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Canadian languages or CLB score of 7
  • Enough funds in bank account to support yourself financially in the province of Nova Scotia

PNP Points Calculator for Nova Scotia 2021

If you want to apply for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) then you need to score a minimum 67 points out of 100 to have a valid express entry profile. Following tables will illustrate how to calculator your NSNP points:

Factors Maximum Points Awarded
Education 25
Work Experience 15
Language Proficiency 28
Adaptability 10
Age 12
Arranged Employment 10

Following table further illustrates how each factor awards points in Nova Scotia Points Calculator 2021:

Language Skills (Maximum 28 points)

First Official Language

CLB Level Speaking Listening Reading Writing
CLB level 9 or more 6 6 6 6
CLB level 8 5 5 5 5
CLB level 7 4 4 4 4

Second Official Language

CLB Level Points
Minimum CLB 5 in four language abilities 4
CLB 4 or less in any four language abilities 0

Educational Qualification (Maximum 25 points)

Education Points
University degree at the Doctoral (Ph.D.) level or equal 25
Master’s degree or equal from a university OR entry-to-practice professional degree (or equal) which is NOC 2016 Skill Level A, and licensed by a provincial regulatory body 23
Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diploma or equal ( at least one must be for a program of at least three years) 22
Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal 21
Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a two-year program, or equal 19
Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a one-year program, or equal 15
Canadian high school diploma, or equal 5

Age (Maximum 12 points)

Age (In Years) Points
Under 18 0
18-35 12
36 11
37 10
38 9
39 8
40 7
41 6
42 5
43 4
44 3
45 2
46 1
47 and older 0

Arranged Employment: Candidates can get 10 points for this if they have a full-time job offer for an occupation that is categorized under National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill type 0, A, or B.

Arranged Employment Points
Working in Canada on an LMIA based work permit in an occupation listed under NOC Skill level 0, A or B 10
Working in Canada but it is on LMIA exempt work permit or the work permit if through PNP 10
No work permit but authorized to work in Canada 10
Has a valid work permit to work in Canada but is not amongst the first two scenarios 10