Saturday, 20 February 2016

You Can Book e-tickets on IRCTC Only 6 Times a Month From Today

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You Can Book e-tickets on IRCTC Only 6 Times a Month From Today
You Can Book e-tickets on IRCTC Only 6 Times a Month From Today 

From now onwards IRCTC going to allow a maximum of 6 e-tickets to booked every month instead of the cap of ten from Monday.

Previously, one could book tickets on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website 10 times a month but from Monday, it will be reduced to six times, according to an official.
It is done due to reduce any possible frauds of online booking facility. As the IRCTC felt that a genuine passenger does not require to book tickets online for more than six times in a month.

According to an analysis of usage of quota of booking 10 tickets in a month, it indicated that 90% of users were booking up to six tickets in a given month and only 10% were booking more than six, he said, adding that it is suspected that the 10% users might be involved in touting activities.

Therefore the officials decided that a maximum of 6 tickets can be booked by an individual user in a month.

IRCTC already added some precaution for the online booking on its website like only two tickets can be booked by a person using his/her user ID in a day for advance reservation booking from 8 AM to 10 AM.


For Tatkal booking from 10 AM to 12 noon, individuals are allowed to book only two tickets per user ID a day. And there won’t be a Quick Book option from 8 AM to 12 noon.

Booking is not allowed through e-wallet and cash cards from 8 am to 12 noon. There is only one booking in one user login session except for return/onward journey between 8 am to 12 noon.

All ticketing agents have been barred from booking tickets from 8 am to 8.30 am for general bookings, from 10 am to 10.30 am and 11 am to 11.30 am for Tatkal booking in AC and non-AC classes respectively.


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