IRCTC Online Passenger Reservation System

By on January 12, 2013

The Indian Railway system started the online booking of the tickets and relaxed the Indian passengers from standing in the long queues. All the people can now get the reservation of the tickets online sitting from the convenience of your home or office by using internet services. People lining up in spinning queues outside the counter at the railway station is a scene of the past and now many people are making the use of this service. Now booking the tickets for your desired destination has become a matter of few minutes. IRCTC which is the subsidiary of the Indian Railways provides meal service for express trains.

IRCTC has grown very popular as an Indian travel portal online and an amazing reservation for the passengers who want to get there ticket online. Other services provided by IRCTC are getting the reservation status, train details and numerous other things.

Approximately 38% of Indian users are making use of debit card or banking through net for getting their railway tickets online. IRCTC is presently having at least 1, 40,000 counters and this has facilitated a lot of people to get important employment openings. This number is expected to rise in the coming times.

IRCTC has played a dominating role in changing the Railway ticketing system in India. To book the tickets online one can go to the IRCTC website ‘’. The site provides with the complete information related to the trains. You can check the details and book the tickets for your desired destination. The Railway tickets can also be booked through Mobile phones using the Send Message Service.

To book the online tickets you need to log on to web site, here you need to have a registration account. Once the login is made you can enter using your username and password. You then reach “Plan my travel and Book tickets” page. Here you can select the name of the train and mention the destination. Here you can select the e-Ticket option and get the list of e-ticket trains. The route of the trains is also mentioned here.

The “Show Availability” option tells about the availability of seats and berths in the train. The railway fare is also mentioned in the “Get Fare” button. After getting the complete details you can click on the “Book Ticket” button. To book the ticket you need to fill the personal details of the passenger like Passenger’s name, age, sex. The berth preference is also to be mentioned.

You also need to give the serial no of photo identity card for identification. The similar photo identity card is to be taken along with the Electronic Reservation Slip while travelling. One the complete process is done you can make the payments online by clicking on the “Make Payment” button. You can make the payments by selecting the appropriate mode. After making the payments successfully you will get the confirmation of payments along with a “Print Reservation Slip” Button”. Subsequently you can print the Electronic Reservation Slip.


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