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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024

Be careful! Do not book your friend’s ticket using your IRCTC ID, you may have to go to jail, know what the rules are


Many of you might be those who book tickets for themselves as well as for someone else using IRCTC account. But this act can harm you, yes, even if you are helping a person, this help can put you in jail. Let us tell you, by doing this you can be jailed for 3 years and also have to pay a fine of 10 thousand rupees.
Let us know what are the rules regarding IRCTC ticket booking, whether you can book people with your ID or not, or does it cause any harm, such rules you must know.

Booking someone’s ticket using personal ID is a crime

Booking tickets for others using your personal ID can cost you heavily. In fact, according to Railway Act Section 143, only a person who has been officially appointed can book a train ticket. Only these people can book tickets for others using their ID.

Only tickets with the same surname are booked

Only tickets with the same surname are booked

A normal person can book tickets using his/her personal ID only for people who are his/her blood relatives and have the same surname. Apart from this, if he/she books a ticket for a friend or someone else, then he/she can be fined Rs 10,000 or jailed for 3 years. In many cases, you can get both these punishments.

This is the time and rule to book tickets

This is the time and rule to book tickets

If you want to book Tatkal AC tickets, it starts at 10 am. Booking of non-AC tickets starts at 11 am. A person can book up to 24 tickets in a month with one user ID on the IRCTC website. One thing to note is, you can book tickets only if your user ID is linked to your Aadhaar card. If your user ID is not linked to Aadhaar, you can book only 12 tickets in a month.

what are the rules

what are the rules

According to the rules, any person can book 12 tickets with one ID. But let us tell you that this reservation is only for oneself and family members. But if these tickets are reserved for someone else, then it will be considered a crime.

How to book tickets on IRCTC

How to book tickets on IRCTC
  • First go to the website and then login to the app
  • Then click on Book Your Ticket option
  • Fill in the boarding and destination address
  • Select travel date
  • Select Traveling Class
  • then see train option
  • Click on the book now option
  • fill passenger details
  • Next, enter your mobile number and captcha code

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