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What are chances of PR approval for me?

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Will it be approved ?

Poll ended at Thu, 02 Aug 2012 3:16 pm

Yes
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40%
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What are chances of PR approval for me?

Postby kat0072 » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 3:16 pm

Hi,

I applied for SPR in Dec 2011 which was rejected in Apr 2012. I guess this is due to EP cancellation as I changed my employer from Dell to Cognizant Technologies. (This is what I think). My old employer raised the EP cancellation in March end of the month.

Then I thought to appeal for the same in June 2012. I could see the status changed from Rejected to Pending.

Here are some of the details about me:
Working as Technical Lead in reputed IT firm.
Salary - $58000 pa.
Education for me n my wife: both completed Master's
Stay in Singapore: Working and staying in Singapore more than 3 years


Can any one make a guess what are my chances to get PR application approved.

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 3:23 pm

I'm guessing you are Indian. Also you don't have a son. If I'm right, those are the reasons. I'm sorry but Indians have already fulfilled the government's quota and not having a son means no additional soldiers.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 3:25 pm

Probably slim based on current view of ethnic demographics.

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Postby kat0072 » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 3:32 pm

thanks.

Do we have some figures for the year 2011, which tell us how many SPR got approved and rejected?

reason can be anything Ethenic democ. qouta or no additional points in the application.

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 3:40 pm

C'mon, man. Try googling for them. We both know you're more than capable of finding that info if it's out there.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 4:25 pm

Don't have the data for 2011, but from what I've gathered it has about halved of those successful in 2010. To see the trend look below....

2010 - 29,000 PR's granted

2009 - 59,000 PR's granted

2008 - 79,000 PR's granted.

And with the high percentage of Indian let in since 2000 IT push, and that pushing the traditional ethnic demographic for Indian up from 7+% to 9+% means they gov't is correcting it's mistake as the expense of new Indian applicants. Unless you are REALLY good and holding a P1 pass, you are going to have an uphill battle.

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Postby revhappy » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 5:37 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Don't have the data for 2011, but from what I've gathered it has about halved of those successful in 2010. To see the trend look below....

2010 - 29,000 PR's granted

2009 - 59,000 PR's granted

2008 - 79,000 PR's granted.

And with the high percentage of Indian let in since 2000 IT push, and that pushing the traditional ethnic demographic for Indian up from 7+% to 9+% means they gov't is correcting it's mistake as the expense of new Indian applicants. Unless you are REALLY good and holding a P1 pass, you are going to have an uphill battle.


Really? That means about 15,000 people only? I wonder how come the numbers aren't out yet, its already middle of 2012.. :-k

BTW, Disclosure from me, I have applied for PR last friday, as a family, we have an 8 month old daughter, born in India. So 3 negatives there:
1)Girl Child
2)Daughter born in India and hence wife was in India for like 9 months, during which time her DP expired and she didn't have any residency status for like 7 months
3)Race:Indian(This should be the biggest)

Positives:
1) EP(P2) salary 7.5k, permanent role in leading MNC IB
2) 3 years of stay in SG and hence 3 years of tax statements.

The lady at the counter said I would know the outcome in 4-6 months. Let see how it goes and I am going to update you guys either ways ;)

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Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 6:19 pm

Good luck revhappy. Hopefully your application will be helped by the fact that you've waited to be able to submit 3 years of tax statements. Unlike some over-zealous folks who submit their PR application about 5 nanoseconds after setting foot on Singaporean soil.

OK, I exaggerated a bit. Maybe 8 nanoseconds. :twisted:
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby the lynx » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 9:52 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:Good luck revhappy. Hopefully your application will be helped by the fact that you've waited to be able to submit 3 years of tax statements. Unlike some over-zealous folks who submit their PR application about 5 nanoseconds after setting foot on Singaporean soil.

OK, I exaggerated a bit. Maybe 8 nanoseconds. :twisted:


Oh come on. Didn't you hear? Some already considered submitting their PR application even before they set foot here, via 'reliable agents' :twisted:

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Postby revhappy » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 10:52 am

Mi Amigo wrote:Good luck revhappy. Hopefully your application will be helped by the fact that you've waited to be able to submit 3 years of tax statements. Unlike some over-zealous folks who submit their PR application about 5 nanoseconds after setting foot on Singaporean soil.

OK, I exaggerated a bit. Maybe 8 nanoseconds. :twisted:


Thanks. Actually, I set foot in this country a bit too late, had I arrived here in 2008, I would have had my PR by 2009, few of my friends who applied at that time, all got it.

When I came in 2009 middle, the advice was wait for 1 yr, and then in 2010, they were already tightening, so the advice was wait for 2 years and after 2 years, the GE happened and it was like, no matter how long you are here for, if you aren't the type that they need, you ain't gonna get it. At the same time our baby daughter was arriving so wife had to go back to India and now 3 yrs later, I have applied, giving myself the best chance possible. :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 11:42 am

See Rev, good things come to those who wait! (Told you so!) :-)

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Postby revhappy » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 1:40 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:See Rev, good things come to those who wait! (Told you so!) :-)


SMS, I can't thank you enough for all the advice over the years, really appreciate it :)

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Postby kat0072 » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 3:25 pm

revhappy wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:See Rev, good things come to those who wait! (Told you so!) :-)


SMS, I can't thank you enough for all the advice over the years, really appreciate it :)


I agreed with it. SMS is right person who can show us the right path and straight forward answers to our queries.

By the time I posted it was in my mind the SMS will pick this query as soon as I post it.

thanks SMS and all other friends who replied to this forum

I got post from ICA saying "The matter is receiving attention, We will inform you of the outcome by post once it has been finalised"

Lets keep the positive hope and keep discussing it

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 4:07 pm

kat0072 wrote:SMS is right person who can show us the right path


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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 4:11 pm

Smartarse! :tongue: :lol:


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