The IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways has become more customer-oriented and revamped its official website. Now customers can check seats and get train status without login. There are different features to provide better facilities. You can even check the prediction of whether your ticket will be confirmed if your ticket is in waiting list. It can also display alternative trains. You can check availability of your seats. You can also get PNR status on the same website.
Recently, IRCTC has updated their official e-ticketing portal. You can now plan your trip, track your train, check train between stations, with Date and DIVYAANG option. You can also perform different functions without having to login to your account. However, to book tickets, cancel tickets and some other functions, you need to sign up for IRCTC website.
There is nothing much to do to sign up a free IRCRC account on the new website to book your train ticket online. Within 2 minutes, you can create your own account as the process is really simple. In this day and age, no one has time or desire to visit the railway station to book train ticket and stand in queues. You can easily book train ticket at home. Simply create your IRCTC account to start. You should create account to book your train ticket on IRCTC. The process is really simple. All you need to follow these steps to register your IRCTC account.
Create IRCTC Account on official website
- First of all, go to this link irctc.co.in
- Click Register link on the top.
- To register on IRCTC, click Sign Up link on IRCTC.
- It will open a Registration form.
- In the Username section, you can choose any user name available. Choose the password you want to use.
- Provide your personal details. Use your current name on identity card.
- Fill all the important fields in the form.
- Click “Submit Registration Form”.
- Click “OK” to proceed.
- Click “Accept” button to accept its terms and conditions.
- It will now show a confirmation message.
Activating IRCTC Account
After creating your IRCTC account, you have to verify your email ID and mobile number. This way, visit the login page of IRCTC and enter with your user and password. Click the link “Verify mobile number with OTP”. Enter mobile number to get OTP. Enter the OTP you have got on your phone. Click on the link you have got in your mail from IRCTC to verify your email id.
OTP might take some time to be sent on your mobile, according to network connectivity. Now you have registered your account on IRCTC. It is very simple and takes only a few minutes. You can now book your tickets anytime and anywhere. You no longer have to depend on agents when you can book tickets on your PC or mobile device. There is also no need to stand in queues at reservation counter with the help of IRCTC Next Generation Website.