IRCTC Tips: If you have forgotten your account password, then recover it like this, no need to worry..


Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is used by millions of people in the country. Many of you too will have an IRCTC account. Like other online portals, the user has to log in on IRCTC and create an ID. Booking Tatkal tickets on the IRCTC site is a difficult task and it becomes even more difficult when we forget the password at the last moment. Today we will tell you how to reset the password of the IRCTC account...


How to reset the IRCTC password
You can reset your IRCTC password in two ways - through email and a registered mobile number.

Reset IRCTC password through email ID

First, go to the official IRCTC website and click on the 'Forgot Password' link.

You will be asked to enter your username. Enter it and go to the next step.

You will be redirected to a page where you have to answer a security question. Here the same question will be asked which you had set while creating the account.

On answering the security question correctly, you will receive an email from IRCTC. This email will contain instructions to reset the password.

Follow the instructions in the email to reset your password.

IRCTC Password Reset via Mobile Number

Go to the IRCTC website and click on the 'Forgot Password' link.

Enter your username and the captcha code shown, then proceed.

You will be redirected to the password reset page. Here you will have to enter your registered mobile number.

An OTP (one-time password) will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter this OTP on the password reset page.


After entering the OTP, you will be asked to enter a new password. Confirm the new password and enter it again.

Enter the captcha code and submit your new password.

While creating a password, include letters, numbers, and special characters in the password. Do not keep passwords like 'password123' or 'abcdef'.

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