Frequently Asked Questions: IRCTC

In this article, we will talk about 10 frequently asked questions on IRCTC. As we have seen recently apps and websites which are dedicated to IRCTC are launching one by one exciting feature which most of the IRCTC users are unaware of. If you are one of them, then no need to worry because this article will cover every topic and new launches that the IRCTC has recently done.

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Frequently Asked Questions: IRCTC

Stay connected with us in this article to solve all your queries and mysteries within a matter of minutes. Scroll down to check out frequently asked questions. 

Q1. Has IRCTC recently launched their new website?

Ans. Yes, The IRCTC has recently launched their new website named as IRCTC Next Generation. IRCTC states that this website has a more friendly user interface helping its users to work more effectively. If you are already an IRCTC user then you don’t need to make a new account. You will be directed automatically to this IRCTC Next Generation Website.

Q2. How can a person change its berth if some other berth is already assigned to him?

Ans. It happens many times with most of the travellers but the fact is that when a berth is successfully allocated to a passenger he/she can’t switch or change it officially. However, there are some other methods to which you can change your berth. The first method is you can ask another person for switching berths if he agrees then you both can switch the allocated berths with one another.

Q3. Which App is dedicated to the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)?

Ans. The IRCTC Rail Connect is a new and developed Android App. This Android App was recently launched through the official IRCTC Department. You can easily download this app from the play store in your Android smartphone. From the IRCTC Rail Connect app, you can book and cancel tickets, order your meal, plan your journey, enquire about PNR, check bookings, book flight, etc.

Q4. Can we book return tickets in IRCTC?

Ans. Yes, through IRCTC we can book return tickets. If you want to book return tickets, just choose the option of Book Return Ticket. Different options are also available here. For example, in case you want to book another ticket then you can choose the option “Book Another Ticket”. 

Q5. How to Login in IRCTC Rail Connect?

Ans. If you are already a member of the IRCTC Rail Connect app then log in to your profile by hitting on the “Login” option available in the right-hand side. Now fill in your username, password and captcha code. After filling the desired details you can choose the login option to login into your account.

Q6. What Aadhar Card details does the IRCTC ask for Aadhar KYC?

Ans. While doing Aadhar KYC you just need to write down your Name as per the Aadhar Card and Aadhar Card Number. In case you can’t give Aadhar Number then don’t worry because you can continue your Aadhar KYC by filling your Virtual ID number. After filling these details, you will get an OTP on your number linked with the Aadhar Card.

Q7. How can anyone book more than 6 tickets in IRCTC?

Ans. After completing Aadhaar KYC, you can book up to 12 tickets in a month. To perform Aadhar KYC, users have to link their Aadhar card with their IRCTC Account. For this, you need Aadhar Name, Aadhar Number/ VID Number and Mobile Number linked with Aadhar Card for OTP.

Q8. Can we connect with the IRCTC official site and the IRCTC Rail Connect app at any time?

Ans. The answer is No. You can’t use their services at midnight. However, the website is open for you all day. In the night avoid usage between 11:30-12:30. Other than that It will be available at any time.

Q9. Is it better to use the online way for booking and cancelling tickets?

Ans. Yes, there are many benefits if you are using the IRCTC Official website for booking and cancelling tickets. First of all, it’s hassle-free. No need to survive the long lines for hours. By booking online tickets for your journey you can save your time and energy. It is an easy process that’s why several people are using it nowadays.

Q10. Can iPhone users instal IRCTC App?

Ans. For iPhone users, there is an App called IRCTC Rail Connect IOS App. You can avail many IRCTC services from here. First, download the IRCTC Rail Connect App and then Sign up to make your account. You will get several options and services related to Railways from here.

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