The Comprehend Ranking System (CRS) score is of immutable importance when applying for the Canadian Federal Express Entry, regardless of the program.
In order to be given an Invitation To Apply (ITA), your CRS score must meet the threshold eligibility requirement for that particular pool. The total points are 1,200.
The general rule of thumb is that a score of 470 is a good score, however this varies depending on the score distribution of the applicants of a given pool.
Thus, your safest bet as an applicant is to leverage on all options to boost your score.
One option to boost your CRS score is by mentioning all eligible education you’ve completed
Leaving out details on your education history could see you miss out on valuable points that could have contributed to boosting your CRS score.
For Nigerian applicants, do not leave out your National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) even if you have a BSc or MSc or even a PhD.
You can obtain an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) for your diploma and get points irrespective of whether the dioloma is relevant to your current field of work.