New Delhi: Indian Railways is called the life line of the people. People from poor to business class travel from one place to another on railways everyday. Railway keeps on changing its services from time to time for the convenience of the passengers. Meanwhile, if you are also going to travel by train, then definitely know the changes in the rules of ticket booking. Now you are required to verify the mobile number and email id before booking the ticket. Actually, IRCTC has made email id and mobile number mandatory by changing the rules for booking tickets from the app and website. This means you have to verify both of them.
Email verification required
According to the rules of IRCTC, a subsidiary of Indian Railways, now it is necessary for the user to verify the mobile number and email id before booking the ticket. Without this passenger you will not be able to book your ticket.
why the rules changed
Actually, there are many users of IRCTC account who have not booked tickets online since the start of corona virus. This new rule is applicable only for such people. If you have also not booked the ticket for a long time, then you will have to do the verification first, only after which the ticket will be booked.
How to do email verification
Visit the official website of IRCTC and click on Verification window.
After that enter your registered mobile number and email id.
After clicking on Verify, an OTP will come on your mobile number, by entering it the mobile number will be verified.
Similarly, a code will come on your mail id, after entering it, your mail id will also be verified.
In this way you will be able to book tickets online after verification.
Along with this, another big update is that Railways has increased the limit for booking maximum tickets in a month on IRCTC user ID from 12 to 24. You will be able to book 24 tickets in a month with the user ID linked to the Aadhar card.