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What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby berries_aficion » Sun, 18 Mar 2018 3:39 pm

Just wanted to check with the experts here on my PR application chances.

My profile:

Age: 33
Gender: Male
Race: Malaysian Chinese
Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Salary: > 90k per year
Marital Status: Single

I have been working in Singapore for over 4-5 years and paid income tax in as many years.
Submitted my PR application mid of last year, status is still Pending.
What do you guys reckon?

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 18 Mar 2018 6:15 pm

Coming. Just have to wait it out. If not this time then the next (sometimes I believe they reject the first one just to find out if you really want it).

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby berries_aficion » Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:50 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Coming. Just have to wait it out. If not this time then the next (sometimes I believe they reject the first one just to find out if you really want it).

Great, thanks! Hoping for some good news soon. I've got a friend with a very similar profile to mine except he's only been in Singapore for about 2 years, applied after 1st year of working and got his approval in 6 months.

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby nightwind » Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:44 pm

berries_aficion wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Coming. Just have to wait it out. If not this time then the next (sometimes I believe they reject the first one just to find out if you really want it).

Great, thanks! Hoping for some good news soon. I've got a friend with a very similar profile to mine except he's only been in Singapore for about 2 years, applied after 1st year of working and got his approval in 6 months.


May I know when did your friend’s application be approved?

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 25 Mar 2018 11:06 pm

:roll:

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby berries_aficion » Thu, 29 Mar 2018 1:26 pm

nightwind wrote:May I know when did your friend’s application be approved?

Can't remember sorry. Why would it matter anyway?

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby nightwind » Mon, 02 Apr 2018 10:56 pm

berries_aficion wrote:
nightwind wrote:May I know when did your friend’s application be approved?

Can't remember sorry. Why would it matter anyway?


Because I am wondering that the quota might be different every year

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:01 am

Hey, nightwind, didn't anybody tell you that there are not any set quotas? They left you out of the loop? Maybe it was deliberate if you believe it. So okay, just for you. Quotas are already filled for this year & next year as well. :roll: ](*,) #-o

Rather odd nick. Isn't nightwind a fart under the sheets?

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby PNGMK » Tue, 03 Apr 2018 8:33 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Hey, nightwind, didn't anybody tell you that there are not any set quotas? They left you out of the loop? Maybe it was deliberate if you believe it. So okay, just for you. Quotas are already filled for this year & next year as well. :roll: ](*,) #-o

Rather odd nick. Isn't nightwind a fart under the sheets?


to be fair the number of approvals does vary year by year depending how scared the PAP are of the popular revolt against Singapore being over crowded and how far out the next GE is.
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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby samuraibeefburger » Wed, 04 Apr 2018 4:00 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Coming. Just have to wait it out. If not this time then the next (sometimes I believe they reject the first one just to find out if you really want it).


I've heard this one before. But I've also had friends who got their PRs after staying here for less than a year. Who knows what ICA really looks at. =(

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby Barnsley » Wed, 04 Apr 2018 5:45 pm

samuraibeefburger wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Coming. Just have to wait it out. If not this time then the next (sometimes I believe they reject the first one just to find out if you really want it).


I've heard this one before. But I've also had friends who got their PRs after staying here for less than a year. Who knows what ICA really looks at. =(


thats the whole point , nobody really knows.

Which is how you stop tailored applications that all look the same just with the name changed.
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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby berries_aficion » Sun, 15 Apr 2018 2:20 am

A month has passed since I started this thread, status is still Pending. I'm getting anxious :(

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby samuraibeefburger » Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:22 pm

And what are you hoping to achieve by posting this?

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby berries_aficion » Sun, 15 Apr 2018 1:22 pm

Aside from just letting others who may be interested know? To annoy people like you, and it appears I managed to do that.

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Re: What do you guys think of my chances?

Postby bro75 » Sun, 15 Apr 2018 2:34 pm

Pending means not rejected yet. Take this as a positive.


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