UPDATE February 2, 2018.
The initial check that determines whether the application is complete and all required documents have been provided by the deadline, whether the application meets the formal requirements and whether the applicant is eligible to apply for the program has been completed. The reject decision for those applicants who failed the formal review has been made available in the applicant portal. No available decision means having passed the formal review.
Reasons for rejection in this round included, among others: