New IRCTC next-generation website: How to register on the e-ticketing website; documents, details required

New IRCTC next-generation website: How to register on the e-ticketing website; documents, details required

Registration on the new IRCTC next-generation website: By registering yourself on the new upgraded IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) e-ticketing website, you can use multiple services, which are provided by the e-ticketing and catering arm of the Indian Railways.


Even though the new IRCTC e-ticketing website allows you to check availability of trains without logging in, to book tickets you will have to login/register. The IRCTC registration process is a smooth one and will just take a few minutes.


Once, the registration is complete, you can choose among many facilities such as online ticket booking, ticket cancellation, claim refund etc. For those of you looking for a demo on how to register on the new IRCTC website, here is a step-by-step guide:

  • Go to the new IRCTC website ( and locate the ‘Register’ option at the top right hand corner of the page. By clicking on the Register option, an Individual Registration page will be displayed on your screen.
  • Now enter a username, password and also confirm the password.
  • Move to the next step by choosing a suitable security question from the drop-down list and also submit a security answer for that.
  • Now, choose the preferred language between English and Hindi.
  • Moving on to the next section of Personal Details, enter your name as per Aadhaar in order to avail Aadhaar-based benefits on the IRCTC website. For example, if your IRCTC ID is linked to your Aadhaar card, you can book up to 12 train tickets in a month.
  • Now, choose your gender and enter your date of birth.
  • From the drop-down list, select your type of occupation.
  • Now, choose your marital status and country.
  • Enter your valid email id and your mobile number.
  • From the drop-down list, choose your nationality and proceed to the next section- Residential Address
  • Enter your full address along with pin code, state, city/town, post office and phone number.
  • There is also an option available to copy residence to office Address.
  • Now, enter the Captcha and review all the details entered by you.
  • After reviewing all the information filled by you, tick on the Terms & Conditions option and click on the Register option.

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