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IRCTC is a subsidiary of Indian Railways and deals with catering, online booking and tourism. It allows the customers to book their tickets within a few minutes on its website. Before you book tickets online, you have to make IRCTC sign up and get your user ID and password. You will get the registration form on the website, which you have to fill by providing your name, date of birth, gender, occupation, residential address, email ID and mobile number. You also have to accept the terms and conditions given on the registration form. Once you submit it online, you will get your user ID and password, using which you can login to the website of IRCTC and book tickets.
There are other travel and tourism websites also where you have the facility to book train tickets online. Nowadays you have the option to access the website in your mobile phone and avail all the services provided. For this you need a smart phone or a java enabled mobile phone. It should also be GPRS enabled. IRCTC has several mobile applications that you can install in your mobile phone. You have to pay a charge for getting the services in your mobile phone, which varies from one mobile company to the other.
IRCTC sign up is needed for booking tickets and also to check the PNR status of your ticket and seat availability. Now new IRCRC registration is not possible from 7.00 am to 11.00 am, which is the peak time when majority of online booking takes place.