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How to create IRCTC Account, Book Tickets & Cancellation – Beginner Guide

To book a ticket online in Indian railways you need an irctc account and many people do not know how to create one,

so this post is especially for those people who do not know how to create irctc account on mobile or with the help of other third-party apps.

We will also explain how to book a ticket, the pricing of the tickets and cancellation of the booking so this post is very much useful for those people who are new to online rail booking. So follow the below steps and learn how to create account and book tickets.

Feel free to ask anything about irctc account with the help of the below comment box.

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How to create an IRCTC account?

Create IRCTC account via app

Developer: IRCTC Official
Price: Free
  • First all open your play store and search for irctc rail connect or you can click on the below app to directly open irctc app on your google play store.
  • Now make sure you check the author of the app which is IRCTC Official because there are many fake apps
  • After the verification, download the irctc app and install it.
  • once your app is downloaded, open the app, and you will see Train Tickets, Book Meal, Air Ticket, IRCTC Tourism option son dashboard of the app.
  • Now click on the train ticket, which is the first option. Now in the next step, it will ask to login to your irctc account, and at the end, you will find the register option.
  • Enter all the details asked by irctc and click on the Next button.
  • Now it will ask for your nationality, security, occupation, marital status. Fill them all and again click on the Next button.
  • This time it will ask for your house address. fill the address of your house and click on the Next button.
  • That’s it. You have successfully created your irctc account. it’s that simple.

Login to irctc account and verify

  • Now simply go back to your account and click on login.
  • This time it will ask to verify your phone number which you have entered with the help of OTP and by email. After that, click on verify your and it will show you congratulations if successfully verified. This verification is only for the first time login. Once confirmed, then it won’t ask you for confirmation. Please remember that your ticket confirmation will be sent to your phone and email so make sure you don’t enter fake details.
  • Now it will ask to enter the pin which you can use to log in every time instead of entering the login details like id & password.
  • That’s it now you can start booking your rail tickets with the help of irctc app sitting at home.

Create IRCTC Account Via Official Website

  • In the second method you can create ICRTC account via the official website so simply open the official website and click on the register as you can see in the below image
  • Now enter all the details and click on the register button
  • It will show to verify your account via email and number at the time of the first login.
  • Simply click on the login option and enter your username & password and then very your phone number and email address via OTP.
  • That’s it. You have successfully created your IRCTC Account and verified with the help of the official website.

How to book tickets on IRCTC rail connect app?

  • Open your irctc app and click on book tickets option
  • It will ask you to enter your pin which you have created at the time of registration.
  • After entering the pin click on the login button.
  • Now in dashboard, select the first option “Plan my journey” and enter you’re from and to places also date of your journey and click on search trains.
  • In the next step, it will show all the trains in a day on your route.
  • Now select the train and click on the name and it will show you tickets availability.
  • Click on the option book now, and it will show the details of the train and also it will ask to enter the details of the passengers and click on done.
  • Now it will show the details after the passenger and now click on the preferences option, which is the third one and choose the options according to your wish. Read the options carefully.
  • After choosing the option, enter the phone number to which you want to get the details of the booking confirmations.
  • Now click on book ticket, and you will get all the information about passenger ticket booking details and train details and options to make payment.
  • Select your payment methods and make the payments. That’s it. You have successfully booked your irctc train booking

How to book train tickets on Paytm

In India, most smartphone users have paytm app and people use it in there day to day life. With the help of paytm you can book train tickets as well and here in this section, I am going to explain how to book train tickets with the help of Paytm app. Make sure that you need an irctc account to book tickets from paytm so if you don’t have one then do create from the paytm app itself.

  • First of all, open your paytm app and click on the train tickets option
  • Now it will ask from and to places along with the date of booking. Enter the details and click on the search trains.
  • It will show you all the details of the trains running in your route and choose one and click on the check availability
  • If the tickets are available then click on the price of the ticket and enter the passenger details and click on done
  • Now scroll till the end and click on the option proceed to book option
  • Make the payment by logging into irctc account from the paytm app and you have successfully booked your train ticket from paytm app.

How to book train tickets on Google Pay

Google pay is one of the most widely used app in India and the previous name of the app is Tez. people use this app to make UPI transactions and you can book train tickets on this app as well. you can get scratch cards by booking train tickets with the help of google pay app and you will find many offers on regular bases so simply follow the below steps and learn how to book train tickets on google pay app.

  • Open your Google pay app and click on the new option.
  • Now search for a train in the search for people or business options.
  • Once you enter the train it will show you trains and simply click on that option.
  • It will show you book train ticket click on that and enter the from and to places in the next step.
  • After entering the details it will automatically show you all the trains running in your route.
  • Check for the availability of the tickets and click on the price of that ticket.
  • It will now open a new window asking to enter your irctc account id and details of the passenger.
  • After entering all the information scroll down to the end and tap on continue.
  • Now it will show all the details of the train, Passenger and your ticket book and payment methods.
  • Simply choose the payment method and book your ticket with the help of google pay.
  • That’s it. you have successfully learned how to book train tickets with the help of google pay.

IRCTC FAQ’s

Q: Full form of i r c t c

A: The full form of irctc is Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation

Forgo full concession meaning

Forgo concession is available for senior citizen and it means that you have to pay the full amount.

Presently the concession is 40% for men & 50% for women.

Avail Concession:
You will get the full concession
i.e. you have to pay only 60% for men & 50% for women

Forgo 50% concession:
You will get 50% concession
i.e. you have to pay 80% for men & 75% for women

Forgo Full concession:
You have to pay the full amount

Conclusion:

We hope that you now know how to create irctc account and book train tickets with the help of third-party apps like paytm & google pay. If you are facing any problem while creating your account or while booking tickets then do let us know about it so that we will help you solve that problem. If you found this article useful then do share this post with your friends & family members.

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