IRCTC Next Generation: Booking an Indian Railways ticket online through the IRCTC official portal irctc.co.in has made life easy for a tech-savvy train traveller. However, when it comes to cancellation of the online booked Indian Railways tickets via irctc.co.in, even tech-savvy people find it little difficult. However, it’s not that difficult too. What they need is to know some rules in regard to IRCTC online booked ticket cancellation.
Online booked Indian Railways tickets or E-tickets through IRCTC portal can be cancelled online only till its chart is prepared. However, in the case of trains starting from its origination point by 12 noon, its charts are generally prepared overnight. If you have booked an E-ticket through IRCTC, you cannot cancel it at the Indian Railways reservation counters. It has to be cancelled online at the official IRCTC website www.irctc.co.in.
Here is step by step guide on how to cancel online Indian Railways ticket through IRCTC next-generation services:
1] Log in at official website of the IRCTC i.e. irctc.co.in;
2] Click at ‘Booked Tickets’ link;
3] Select the ticket to be cancelled;
4] Select passengers to be cancelled;
5] Click at the ‘Submit’ button.
The cancellation will be confirmed online and the refund would be credited back to the account used for booking, after deduction of applicable cancellation charges.