Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), is a subsidiary of the Indian Railway that handles the Catering, Tourism and Online Ticketing Operations of the Railways.
IRCTC offers the facility of online seat reservation that generates the e-ticket that can be taken out through computer without actually going to the ticket counter.
Also the facility of flight and hotel booking is available on the IRCTC site that has enhanced the ease of customers. In addition to the e-tickets, (IRCTC) also offers I-tickets that are basically like regular tickets except that they are booked Online and delivered by Post.
Follow the steps below to understand how to Register on IRCTC Website.
Step 1: Logon to the official website of IRCTC (irctc.co.in).
Step 2: To create an Account on IRCTC, you need to sign up by clicking the option ‘Sign Up’.
Step 3: You will find the Registration Form which you have to fill.
Step 4: Enter a Unique User Name, if you enter the name which is common, for example I have entered the name ‘mukesh’ and then checked it using “Check Availability” option, then you will get the red colored error message at the top.
Step 5: As I have entered ‘amoxverma’ as my username which is not registered in the database and checked it by clicking the option “Check Availability” it shows “user name is available” highlighted in green colored text at the top.
Step 6: Afterwards you need to fill the following details like:
-Security question which they ask in case you forget your password. You can choose the questions from the drop down list accordingly.
-Occupation: Select the work profile you are working with, like Private, Public, Government etc.
-A valid Aadhar card is not mandatory to write.
-Your email id should be correct as your password will be sent to that email id only.
-Your mobile number should be valid as your mobile verification code will be sent to your given mobile number.
Step 7: You have to fill your Residential Address. The first two options are mandatory and third one is optional. If your office address is same as your residential address then click on “yes”.
Step 8: If you want to subscribe to any special offer then select the Radio Button accordingly. Enter the text from the above image. If its not clear, then click on refresh button near the field. After entering the text click on “Submit” Button.
Step 9:Once the details are submitted, you will get the confirmation message of your email id and phone number. If its correct click on “Ok”.
Step 10: After the confirmation of the details, you have to read the terms and conditions and then click on “Accept”.
Step 11: After accepting the terms and conditions you will be redirected to the page saying “Thank you. You have been “Successfully Registered” with IRCTC.