IRCTC - Indian Railway Online Passenger Reservation System

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd is an online approach of Government of India, to all the passengers of Indian railways. This Enterprise controls the tour and travel of Indian tourism and make avail all the facilities of traveling to its passengers, whether it is a general train or specialized tourist train or Flights or cabs also. Through the facility of this enterprise you can plan a tour via a tour package provided by the corporation.

Note: To take the complete advantage of IRCTC, Passengers are advised to register themselves on the online web portal of IRCTC.

Services Provided by the IRCTC
To plan your Travel, Passengers can review the complete list of trains available between your source to destination, from which you can select the one of them. It may also possible that the trains may available on the basis of date (day of travel), so we are advised to enter your day of journey. Through the online ticket booking system you can book either an e-ticket or an i-ticket.
If you are not comfortable with an e-ticket, then you can opt i-ticket as an alternate, and after booking the i-tickets, the tickets will be delivered to your correspondence address by the IRCTC.

Type of Quotas at IRCTC Ticket Booking

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd provides three types of Quota (reservation of seats) in online reservation system , that is General Quota (opted by general reservation) , Ladies Quota (If all the passengers of the journey is females) and Tatkal Quota (On time reservation system before one day of date of journey).

When done with Ticket Booking ..!
When you are done with your online ticket booking then IRCTC provides the following facilities to its regisered user as :
-> You can Check your booking history like date of journey, reservation status , PNR Number and date of booking.
-> You can print your e-ticket for traveling (Not advisable / required by IRCTC)
-> You can cancel your ticket or can get the refunds (With special conditions applied by IRCTC).
-> You can also file TDR ()

If You are not a registered User Of IRCTC.
Don't Have to worry with it, if you are not a registered user of IRCTC or Indian Railway, you can still get the most of information from the IRCTC , regarding your trip. Enqueries are always there for helping you in a tough conditions. You can find any train or check the PNR Status or can get the complete list of trains between two stations , new trains or train accommodation and fares. But all these are related to
Enqueries or getting the information of train, If you want to book a ticket first of all you have to register yourself at IRCTC Login panel.

Get Confused..! How to book Tickets Online?
There is no matter of concern, because the user guide available at the IRCTC will help you in booking your ticket online at IRCTC. Whether you are going to book a e-ticket / i-ticket or want to cancel it. The guide will help you to book a taktal ticket also.

Rules will Help you Everywhere..
If You are go through with max of rules of IRCTC, you will surely have a bag of advantages. The Rules and Policies of Indian railway gives you a chance to use your rights and take facilities of railway policies . Somewhere these rules and policies play a role of refunds and in other place a restriction also. So passengers are advised to follow the rules and policies and they will help you for sure at somewhere.
Updates : Users are advised to be updated with new rules and facility provided by the IRCTC, it may a concession rule, an new e-ticket facility or schemes gives for your betterments.

Not Everything is E-Specialized..
Agents are the persons that are the non-especial facility provided to all the Indian railway passengers by the IRCTC. These are the human guide of Indian railways reservation system. Through an agent you can book your tickets and can also cancel it. But IRCTC also frames rules for the agent booking of railway ticket. So if you are going to contact a agent for booking your tickets then , please go through the rules so that you can aware of any fraudulentness and can hear the alarm of swindle / Cheating.

IRCTC at Your Mobile.!
You can also take the advantage of IRCTC at your mobile phone. This time IRCTC launches the mobile application for some specialized phones. Where you can book your ticket online as well as can ask for any query related to Indian trains. IMPS(Interbank Mobile Payment Service) is also available for mobile payment services.

Full Form of IRCTC

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation As Call As IRCTC.