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How to recover IRCTC password online

How to recover IRCTC password online: The process of recovering the account has been made quite simple by Indian Railways.
How to recover IRCTC password online: The process of recovering the account has been made quite simple by Indian Railways. (HT_PRINT)

Travelling on trains is always pleasurable. However, you will face a nightmare if you lose your account password. So, here is how to recover IRCTC password online.

Travelling in Indian Railways trains is one of the best experiences there is. It is also one of the best modes of travel in India - quick, comfortable and cheap. To take this journey, all you need to do is pick a destination and book your tickets. This can be done easily using an account on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website. Now, an important thing to remember here is that you must remember the username and the password for your IRCTC account in order to be able to log into your account for future bookings. But with the amount of online accounts that we all have these days on various platforms, which includes e-retail platforms, social media accounts, and food ordering portals to name a few, it is possible that you forget or lose the password for your IRCTC account. Clearly, you must get it back. Here we tell you how to recover IRCTC password online.

Thankfully, there is an easy way through which you can recover the password for your IRCTC account.

Here is a step-by-step guide of how you can recover IRCTC password online:

Step 1: Visit the IRCTC's official website and enter your IRCTC account login ID.

Step 2: After that, click on the 'Forgot Password' option.

Step 3: In the following screen, enter your registered email address, IRCTC User ID, date of birth and captcha code.

Step 4: Now, IRCTC will send you details on your registered email address using which you can easily recover your user ID and password.

Step 5: Once you log into your IRCTC account, you can change your IRCTC account password to something that you will be able to remember easily. To do that, visit IRCTC’s official website and then go to the Forgot Password page.

Step 6: Enter the newly generated password as your old password and then enter the new password of your choice -- something that you will be able to remember easily.

Step 7: Submit all your details and voila! your password is changed. Once all of this is done, you will be able to log into your IRCTC account with your own chosen password.

Want to travel on Indian Railways trains? Know this first

The Indian railway network is one of the extensive railway networks in the world and it connects the length and breadth of the country despite the varied topography. In the process of covering the extremes of the country, the Indian Railways take commuters through the most picturesque scenes across the country.

How to create an account on IRCTC website:

You can create an account on IRCTC’s official website in a way that is similar to the account that you create on any other website. You need to .provide details, which includes information such as your contact number, your email ID, a password and a security question among other things. Once you have created an account on IRCTC’s official website, you can easily log into your account and book tickets for any destination in the country.

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