Last Updated on February 14, 2021 by Ankit Suhane
Book Train Ticket Online in IRCTC:
Online train ticket booking has become popular and convenient nowadays as compared to the counter ticket at the railway station.
How to Book Train Tickets Online in IRCTC:
Please follow the below steps:
Go to IRCTC website and log in with your account.
After login, you can see that it is asking to enter the following details-
– From Station (Source)
– To Station (Destination)
– Journey Date
– Ticket Type (E-Ticket)
Once you enter the above-required details click on Submit and go to the step 2.
- Step2: Select the General radio button placed in the right panel and click on Class type 1AC, 2AC, 3AC, SL you want to have.
- Step4: After clicking on Book Now button fill the required information in the form.
As you can see there is one option called “Consider for Auto Upgradation“. This is the very important option you must select this option while booking tickets.
- Step5: Reverify all the details entered because this is the final state. Now select the Payment Type & Bank Name
and click on Make Payment button now you will be redirected to the selected bank’s website to make the payment.
- Step6: After making the payment you will be navigated back to the IRCTC website with the Online generated ticket containing seat your number with the Entered details.
Take the-the printout of this ticket and when you will travel on the mentioned date do not forget to carry your Identity Card.
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Note: If this online ticket is in Waiting state than keep watching the PNR Status of your ticket and once it gets confirmed/RAC then ONLY this E-Ticket will be valid otherwise it will be Invalid if the PNR Status of this ticket is still in Waiting State (W/L) then it will automatically be cancelled by Indian Railways.
For any query, post comment in comment section of this post, we will solve your all the queries.
IRCTC Down Time, IRCTC Website Down?
IRCTC announced the down time from 11.45pm to 12.15 am. The website will be down for 45 mins every down for maintenance purpose.
During these IRCTC Down time, all the booked tickets are getting calculated and the backend process gets completed. Database servers are also being optimized for next day performance.
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