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How to apply for Australia PR from India in 2023?

Posted on January 16, 2023
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Why apply for Australia PR?

  • Australia was receiving PRs even in 2020 amidst the worldwide lockdown
  • Skilled Regional Visa is like your ticket to Australian citizenship
  • You can earn maximum points if you fall into the 25-32 age group
  • Points may vary depending on your spouse’s level of English proficiency
  • Invest in INR and earn in AUD

More and more Indians are migrating to Australia every year. The country is becoming diverse due to its increasing demographic shifts of migrants from all over the world. The country has a record 7.5 million immigration population. Australia has continued to get PR applications in 2020 amidst the lockdown.

*Willing to apply for Australia PR visa? Y-Axis is here to assist you in all the procedures, which increases your chances for visa success. 

Why should you apply for Australia PR?

The country boasts a wide variety of flora, fauna, and exceptional scenic landscapes and landforms. Due to the constant immigration, the country has a diverse culture and population. Australia has excellent educational opportunities, travel to New Zealand, and offers multiple additional benefits for migrants as well:

  • Social security benefits after living for two years
  • Subsidized education loans to dependents
  • Government grant of $10,000 to first homeowners
  • Eligibility to apply for government jobs
  • Can get Australian citizenship
  • Free medical insurance

In this article, we will be learning about how to apply for Australia in 2023.

Also read…

How to apply work visa for Australia in 2023?

Programs for Skilled Australia Immigration

The immigration authorities of Australia shortlists skilled professionals from across the globe through a point-based program. Significantly, there are three types of visas offered by the Australian government:

Skilled Independent Visa or Subclass 189

The sub class 189 visa is the most popular type of visa that lets you migrate to Australia without getting employment. You will need at least 90 points to be eligible for it.

Skilled Nominated Visa or Subclass 190

You will need a pre-existing job offer and the Australian government’s nomination to apply sub class 190 visa. It requires a minimum of 3 years of employer sponsorship.

Skilled Regional Visa or Subclass 191

This visa type is offered to applicants who have either completed their education from Australia or have earlier worked there. You can convert skilled regional visa to a permanent visa.

Check your eligibility to apply for an Australian PR

The table below helps you to determine your eligibility to apply for an Australian PR. You must score 65 points or above from the points grid below.

You can also check your eligibility using Y-Axis Australia Immigration Points calculator.

Category  Maximum Points
Age (25-32 years) 30 points
English proficiency (8 bands) 20 points
Work Experience outside Australia (8-10 years)

Work Experience in Australia (8-10 years)

15 points

20 points

Education (outside Australia)

Doctorate degree

20 points
Niche skills such as Doctorate or master’s degree in Australia 5 points
Study in a regional Australia

Accredited in community language

Professional year in a skilled program in Australia

State sponsorship (190 visa)

5 points

5 points

5 points

5 points

Age: Applicants aged between 25-32 years gets the maximum points. The below table shows points gained for people falling under different age groups.

Age Points
18-24 years 25
25-32 years 30
33-39 years 25
40-44 years 15
45 and above 0

Proficiency in English: English is the national language of Australia, and one will have to pass certain tests before applying to immigrate to the country. The table below shows different levels of English proficiency a candidate can achieve based on the marks scored in IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE.

You can prepare for IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE by the coaching provided by Y-Axis.

Criteria Points
Superior (8/79 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic) 20
Proficient (7/65 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic) 10
Competent (6/50 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic) 0

Work experience: If the applicant is a skilled employee outside Australia, they require holding at least three years of work experience to gain the minimum point. The below table shows the points earned based on your experience of skilled employment outside Australia.

Skilled employment outside Australia Points
Less than 3 years 0
3-4 years 5
5-7 years 10
More than 8 years 15

If the applicant is a skilled employee in Australia, they require holding at least three years of work experience to gain the minimum point. The below table shows the points earned based on your experience of skilled employment outside Australia.

Skilled employment in Australia Points
Less than 1 year 0
1-2 years 5
3-4 years 10
5-7 15
More than 8 years 20

Education: One can score points based on the levels of education attained. You can get the highest point if you hold a doctorate. The below table shows the maximum points that can be earned based on various levels of qualification.

Qualifications Points
A Doctorate degree from an Australian university or institute outside Australia. 20
A Bachelor (or Masters) degree from an Australian university or institute outside Australia. 15
Diploma or trade qualification completed in Australia 10
Any qualification or award recognized by the relevant assessing authority for your nominated skilled occupation. 10
Niche skills such as Doctorate or master’s degree in Australia 5
Specialist Education qualification (Master’s degree in research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution) 10

Spouse: You can get points if your wife is an Australian visa holder. Your points can also vary depending upon the levels of English proficiency. The below table shows different scores earned depending upon the qualification of your spouse.

Spouse Qualification Points
Spouse has a PR visa or is an Australian citizen 10
Spouse has competent English and has a Positive Skill Assessment 10
Spouse has only competent English 5

Miscellaneous Qualifications Points
Study in a regional area 5 points
Accredited in community language 5 points
Professional year in a skilled program in Australia 5 points
State sponsorship (190 visa) 5 points
Minimum 2 years fulltime (Australian study requirement) 5 points
Specialist Education qualification (Master’s degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution) 10 points
Relative or regional sponsorship (491 visa) 15 points

Other qualifications: There are many different qualifications based on which you can get additional points. The below table shows the scores earned based on possessing various other qualifications.

Willing to migrate to Australia? Contact Y-Axis, the world’s no. 1 leading overseas immigration consultant.

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