Facts and Features of IRCTC

IRCTC is an online passenger reservation site where you can reserve your train tickets for any place in india.

IRCTC Registration

Before booking the tickets online, one has to register in the irctc site. username and password will be provided.

Ticket Reservation Online

Here you can reserve the tickets online. Two types of reservings are available.

In i-ticket, you can boobk the ticket online and get the ticket delivered to the address you register.

In e-ticket, you can reserve the ticket online but you can get the confirmation only in the electronic format so that you must take a print of it. When you travel you must carry that printout and also the identity proof you mentioned while reserving the ticket.


24x7 customer service is available through irctc customer care

List of trains from source to destination and train schedules can be obtained from irctc train schedule which will help the users to plan their travel

Tickets can be reserved online and payments can be made through netbanking, debit card processing and credit card processing. This can be of any types like mastercard debit card, visa debit card, mastercard credit card or even visa credit card.Credit card services in ticket reservation is best used inorder to avail the credit card offers through the corresponding banks. This can be claimed as credit card rewards.

Women and senior citizen can get concession upto 50% on the base fair of the ticket being reserved.

mumbai suburban season ticket can be reserved and this is the latest feature in irctc.


Author: Megha01 Oct 2008 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

But is there any facility for booking the air ticket and private travels compnay ticket

Author: Joseph A16 Mar 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi ,

This is really a good resource for IRCTC. Irctc is a government owned website portal for online rail train ticket reservations and other travel packages. Lot of people dont know that it is a government owned site and they think it is a private site.

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