Step 1: go to official website of IRCTC Indian railway www.irctc.co.in .Now you need to register a new account on this website in order to book a ticket.
Step 2: click over sign up button given on the home page of IRCTC and fill name address details and choose an user name. After completing the registration log into the website using details you entered during registration.
Step 3: After logging into irctc website, you are able to see a box with a title “Find my train” title, in the box fields are present for entering from and to place and for selecting dates, ticket type and quota.
Step 4: In the box type the place from where you wish to start travel and type destination place where you wish to go, then date of travel and select quota – general, tatkal and ladies finally click the submit button.
Step 5: Now list of trains which are available between two places on the entered date is shown to you along with departs and arrival time. Also it contains classes list.
Step 6: select a class now (if you doubt in choosing class click here) now train details and fares will be shown to you and next to the box you are able to select “book”, click appropriate link and the next step is ticket reservation.
Step 7: In ticket reservation page you need to enter details of the passenger such as name, age and berth (Lower, upper, middle, side upper, side lower), preference etc then enter child passenger details if you wish to carry children who are under 5 years and tickets will not be issued for them. Then enter passenger mobile number and check all the entered details.
Step 8: Finally make the payment using any one of the following methods
Net banking, Debit card, credit card, cash card and EMI options
After finishing payment, you will get successful registration message and further details & instructions are displayed for you.