How to create or sign up new account in IRCTC in 2021

How to create new account in IRCTC in 2021

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is an Indian public sector undertaking that provides ticketing, catering, and tourism services to the Indian Railways. IRCTC is the only website where you can book online train tickets. Yes, you can also book tickets through Paytm app, but there you can also book tickets through IRCTC. So today I will tell you how you can create a new account in IRCTC.

How to create new account in IRCTC in 2021?

  • If you want to create a new account on the IRCTC website, then you have to first visit the official website of IRCTC. You can use this website on both your mobile or laptop.
  • After that you will see the register button on the home page itself. You have to click on the “Register” button.
  • After that you will see the page of “Create Your account”. You have to fill whatever necessary information is asked there.
  • First of all, you have to enter a unique username. If that username is already present in the website, then you will have to enter another username.
  • After that you have to enter a strong password. Password must contain at least one small & one capital alphabet and numeric digit.
  • After this, you have to select your language. Only two languages are available in IRCTC, Hindi and English. You can select the language you like.

Note : Please do not use special character like @,#,$,%Otherwise your password will not work. Your password should be something like this.

Sumit147858. or Rahul1458

  • A security question will be asked. You can select any question. And can write his answer. After that you have to click on the button of “Continue”.
  • After that you have to fill your personal details. You have to use the same name that is written on your Aadhar card. After that you have to click on the button of “Continue” again.
  • After that you have to fill your permanent address.
  • After filling the information, you have to press the button of the Register. After that your account will be created. You will get your username by SMS on your phone. By the way, you must have noted your username and password.
  • Now you have to login to your IRCTC account. As soon as you login to the account, you will be asked to verify the mobile number and email.
  • Then you have to click on “Verify Mobile With OTP” and “Verify Email With OTP“.
  • As soon as you verify your phone number and email through a OTP, your account will look something like this.
  • When your account is verified, you have to login again. So in this way you can create a new account through the IRCTC website.
  • You can also use the website of IRCTC to create an account. Below I am going to tell you how you can create new account in IRCTC application.

How to create new account in IRCTC with the help of IRCTC rail connect app?

IRCTC rail connect is the official application of IRCTC. You can use it on both iPhone and Android.

  • So first of all, you will have to install this application in your phone. This application will look something like this in your app store.
  • After that you open the app. When you open the app, you will see something like this.
  • Then you have to tap on “Register User”. If you already have a username and password, you can also login.
  • Now you have to enter your details, I am sharing a screenshot below.
  • You will have to fill your date of birth and some more details. Then you have tap on “Next Button”.
  • After that your address will be asked from you. You have to enter the same address which is in your Aadhaar card or written on the other government ID. Then you have to tap on “Next Button”.
  • In this way, you have to follow all the instructions. And after that you will get to see some such message.
  • This means that your account has been created. And now you can login to the IRCTC app. Now when you login in the app, you have to verify your mobile number and email. Which you can do through OTP.

So in this way you can also create an account in IRCTC through the rail connect. Apart from this, there are many more sari apps through which you can book rail tickets at IRCTC.

How to create account in IXIGO IRCTC?

You can also book rail tickets through IXIGO application. This is also a very famous application and there millions of people use this app to book train and flight tickets. The IXIGO application is available on both the Google Play Store and the App Store.

  • In this application you can login with both mobile number and email. It is a user friendly application. That’s why millions of people like this. And here you also get a lot of offers. Login to this app is very easy.
  • When you open the application, you will see the option to register. You can register via mobile number or email.
  • You can register with either mobile number or email.
  • After that all you have to do is enter your email and phone number and a OTP will come on your mobile. You have to enter that OTP and your account is ready. So in this way your account will be registered in less than 2 minutes.
  • Now if you are booking IRCTC, then you will see the option of IRCTC on the home screen itself. You have to tap on IRCTC.
  • So now you have to login to your IRCTC account and you can book train tickets.

Similarly, you can also book tickets on IRCTC through Paytm app. But for this also you will have to create an account on IRCTC.

How to activate IRCTC account with verification code?

When you register in the IRCTC account, you have to verify your account only then you can use it. If you want to activate your IRCTC account, first you have to login to the IRCTC website. After that you will have to verify your mobile number and email address. Below I am sharing a screenshot from which you will understand how you can activate your IRCTC account.

How to activate IRCTC account online
Activate IRCTC account

When you login in your IRCTC account you will se this message. You have to click Verify Mobile With OTP (Verification Code). After that a OTP (Verification Code) will be received on your mobile from which your mobile number will be verified.

Similarly, you have to verify your email as well. And your work will be active.

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So this way you can verify your IRCTC account.

When I am creating an account with IRCTC, why am I having a problem with my password?

If you are creating a new account in IRCTC and you are facing difficulty in creating an account then there can be many reasons for this. I have given the full information about creating an account, you may read the entire article and you will not have to face this kind of problem.

But if you are facing a problem in the password, then let me tell you that your password must contain at least one small & one capital alphabet and numeric digit.

Note : Please do not use special character like @,#,$,%. Otherwise your password will not work. Your password should be something like this.

Password Example: Rakhi147858. or Keshav1458

IRCTC user id recovery by E-Mail ID or Mobile Number

If you have forgotten the user ID of IRCTC, then you can easily recover it. You do not even need to change the user ID.

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website of IRCTC.
  • After that you have to tap on “Forgot User id”.
  • After that you will have to enter your registered email ID and your date of birth. And you also have to fill the captcha.
  • Then tap on “Submit” button.
  • After that you will see a pop up message.

In which it will be written that your user ID has been sent to your registered email. You can check your IRCTC user ID by opening your email.

IRCTC user ID recovery by Mobile Number

If you have forgotten the user ID of your IRCTC, you can easily recover it. But you will get your user ID on your email. If you want to get the user ID through your phone number, then for this you will have to talk to the customer support of IRCTC. Because when we do the forward user ID in the IRCTC website, then the phone number option is not available there. So I do not think we can get user ID on the phone.

But then for more information you can talk to customer support of IRCTC. They will definitely help you in this regard.

IRCTC forgot password and mobile number

If you have forgotten the password of your IRCTC account then you do not need to panic. You can easily find out your password and also change it.

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website of IRCTC. Then click on login.
  • After that you have to click on the “FORGOT PASSWORD”.
  • After that you have to enter your IRCTC user ID, Date of Birth and Captcha.
  • Then you have to click on “Next” button.
  • A OTP will come to your mobile number which you have to put here. after that you can set your new password, and then confirm your new password. After inserting the CAPTCHA you have to click on “Update Password” button.

And now your new password of IRCTC has been created, now you can login with a new password.

IRCTC mobile number already registered

If your mobile number is already registered in IRCTC, then you cannot create a new account. You will see an error message “Mobile number already registered in IRCTC”.

If you want to create a new account, then you will have to use another mobile number.

How to create IRCTC account with same mobile number?

You will find such a lot of websites on the internet that will tell you that you can create more accounts from a mobile number on IRCTC. I am sharing a screenshot below which explains some tricks that you can create an account in IRCTC with the same number. or we can say that you can create multiple account with same number in IRCTC website.

But frankly, no such trick works. And this can also harm you. Your account can also be deleted for violation of IRCTC policies. Yes, if you delete your account, then you can register your number again. If you are facing difficulty in recovering data, you can talk to the customer support of IRCTC. They will definitely help you in this matter.

So in this way you can create your new account in IRCTC. We have tried to give complete information in this article. If still we have missed any information, then you can tell us through comments. We will try our best to help you.

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