IRCTC and Indian Railways FAQs

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What is the meaning and full form or IRCTC?
IRCTC stands for Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. Handling of tourism, catering, as well as online ticketing functions is done by IRCTC. It is a subsidiary unit of Indian Railways, Headquartered in New Delhi, India.
How to create new account, register or signup on IRCTC to book tickets?
IRCTC registration is very simple. Visit to Then use a valid E-Mail ID and mobile number in registration. User ID can be Between 3 to 10 character, only letter, number and underscore are valid.
Is it necessary to register before ticket booking on IRCTC?
If you are new to online train ticket booking experience then you need an IRCTC account to book tickets. It's necessary to create account on Irctc to book your Railway ticket online. New users can signup on IRCTC easily by filling up the irctc registration form online at (railway booking site).

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