This post will help you create IRCTC new account using IRCTC Raild Connect app. If you would like to book train ticket online or your ticket PNR status then you will be able to do so by setting up a new account on Indian railways’ official app.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) facilitates online train ticket booking through its app, IRCTC Rail Connect. Those who own smartphones or have access to computer and internet can book railway tickets online right from the comfort of their homes.
Passengers can use IRCTC mobile app or website to book train tickets online. Furthermore, you can also book tatkal ticket and premium tatkal ticket using authority’s mobile or web based platforms (app and website).
It’s very easy to book train tickets using IRCTC portal. Now, you don’t need to stand in railway ticket booking queues because you can book your train ticket online. All you have to do is just create IRCTC account and book your tickets anytime and anywhere.
For online train ticket booking, first, you will need to create IRCTC new account. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create IRCTC new account using IRCTC Rail Connect app and website.
IRCTC registration can be done using either mobile app or website. Both methods are discussed below you can pick your preferred method to complete one time IRCTC registration.
To complete IRCTC registration, you will be required to verify your mobile number and email address, therefore, make sure you have an active mobile number and email address. Don’t worry! This tutorial will help you create account on IRCTC. Just follow the instruction given below to create IRCTC new account.
Create IRCTC new account using IRCTC Rail Connect app
First, you will need to install IRCTC Rail Connect mobile app from your phone’s app store like iPhone App Store or Google Play Store. Simply, open your phone’s app store and search for IRCTC Rail Connect official app and install it to your phone.
After installing the app, to create IRCTC new account, open it and tap on ‘Login’ link which is appearing at the top right corner.
Here you will be able to login to the app if you already have an account. New users who don’t have IRCTC account can tap on ‘Register User?’ So to create IRCTC new account, tap on ‘Register User?’ option.
In the next step, an IRCTC registration form will appear on your device screen. Just fill in the asked details such as mobile number; email address; password containing lowercase, uppercase, numbers and special characters; name, date of birth, and the like.
Let me help you fill in the details.
Now, create a unique username (try different text if username is not available) for your IRCTC account. Then enter a password using small letters, capital letters and numbers like Abc123. In the next column reenter your password.
Select your nationality, marital status, and security question (in case you forget your password this will help you reset it again).
In the same way fill up the remaining IRCTC registration form and subsequently enter a valid mobile number and email address. Thereafter, press Next button.
Next, you will need to enter your address details. Simply, enter your address details, tick box next to ‘Copy residence address to office address’ and again tap on ‘Register’.
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Upon tapping on Register, a pop up message will appear on your mobile screen, just tap on OK and you will be redirected to login page.
Now, enter your IRCTC account username and password and tap on Login button.
On the next page, you will be asked to enter OTP numbers. Check your phone and email inboxes and enter the OTPs to verify your account. After entering the OTPs, hit Verify User button.
Note: You can tap on Resend OTP buttons if you’ve not received OTP.
That’s it. You have successfully created IRCTC new account. Now, close the pop up message by tapping on ‘OK’.
Again enter your IRCTC account username and password and hit Login button.
In the next step, you will be asked to enter 4 digit PIN number. Simply enter any four digit PIN number and then reenter it to complete IRCTC registration.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully created new account on IRCTC app. Now, you can book railway tickets online using the same.
Note: Use your 4 digit PIN to get access to your IRCTC account. If you try to login to IRCTC from another device then first you will have to enter your IRCTC password and then you will need to create 4 digit PIN again. Also, you can use the same username and password to login on IRCTC website.
IRCTC new account create using website
First of all, visit IRCTC official website (https://www.irctc.co.in).
From the IRCTC homepage, click ‘Login,’ from the navigation menu. Then from the pop-up IRCTC login page, click ‘Register’.
On the next page, an IRCTC registration form will appear on your computer screen. Simply, fill in the asked details and when you reach at the bottom of the page then enter the captcha text and click on Submit Registration Form.
Note: Enter a unique username if page shows username is not available then enter a different username. Create a password using capital letters, small letters and numbers like Abc123.
Upon clicking on the link, a pop up message will appear on your computer screen, just click on OK to proceed.
You’ll be asked to accept terms and conditions, click on ‘I Agree Term and Condition’.
That’s it! We have successfully created IRCTC new account. Now, for IRCTC new account activation, from the top navigation menu, click on ‘Login’ and enter your username and password to get access to your account.
You will be asked to verify your mobile number and email address. For that purpose, first, click on Verify Mobile No. with OTP link then click on OK to close the pop up box. Enter the OTP, that you’ve received on your mobile number, and click on Submit The OTP Code link.
Upon clicking on the link, you will be able to see green tick next to mobile number. Close the dialog box.
Now, click on Verify Email ID with OTP and follow the same steps and enter the OTP that you have received on your email address.
Note: If you’ve mistakenly entered wrong mobile number or email address then you can click on edit mobile or edit email link.
After verifying email address and mobile number, you can read ‘Your account has been verified click here for login.’
Congratulations! You have successfully created IRCTC new account. Now you can book railway tickets online. If you don’t know how to book train ticket online then click here to know how to do so.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can create a new account in IRCTC?
You can create a new account in IRCTC through IRCTC Rail Connect mobile app or by visiting official website of IRCTC, irctc.co.in.