IRCTC Registration process to create a new account in IRCTC

IRCTC registration is mandatory and required to book tickets online. If you are new and want to book tickets from your home through the internet then you are in the right place. I will guide you step by step to create a new account online. And it will only take around five minutes to complete the registration process.

picture of irctc login page with registration link

Why we should go to a railway station and stand in a long queue for getting train tickets? When Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. has provided an online service in the form of a website and mobile IRCTC app for IRCTC registration online booking. And why we should pay extra money for ticket booking to agents when we can do it our self with few clicks only.

Indian Railways is continuously trying to improve its service to provide better facilities to passengers. It recently updated its website to speed up the ticket booking process. IRCTC's new website can be used for ticket booking from computer and mobile and many other related tasks like train inquiry, seat availability check, to check PNR status, to check train status, etc.
  1. IRCTC new website can be accessed at
  2. The mobile  IRCTC app can be downloaded from Google play store by searching "IRCTC connect"
The IRCTC new website will open properly on the following web browsers:
  • Mozilla Firefox 46 and above
  • Google Chrome 45 and above
  • Internet Explorer 10 and above
  • Edge 13 and above
  • Internet Explorer mobile 11
  • Safari 10 and above
But to use these services we must have an account to access online ticket booking services. It is very easy to IRCTC new accounts open and complete IRCTC individual registration.

Basically, IRCTC new account open is simple and only a few step process:
  1. Open the IRCTC individual registration form
  2. Fill in your details like Name, email, mobile, etc
  3. Submit the individual registration details in the form.
  4. Verify your email and Mobile.
  5. Log in and book tickets.
But sometimes you may get a problem in account registration then just follow the steps and process explained here to complete the account registration successfully. Click on the link to each step below, it will take you to the detailed process explained for that step, in many steps you will also discover many surprises and issues that you may face.

STEP 13: Do Second IRCTC Login to Complete Registration Successfully

Now it's your turn 

Do you like the recently changed IRCTC new website?

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