How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: 9 steps to big freebies on Indian Railways

Apr 21, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: As per rules, male senior citizens (minimum age of 60 years) and lady senior citizens (minimum age of 58 years) can get concessions up to 40% and 50% respectively on their base fare of all classes like mail/express/Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto group of trains. However, now users are allowed to book up to 12 tickets in a month, if users get themselves verified through their Aadhaar number along with at least one passenger also being verified through  Aadhaar. At the same time, no Aadhaar identification will be needed for booking up to six tickets in a month - it will continue to remain same. Thus, to avail this benefit, here’s how a senior citizen can link their Aadhaar number with IRCTC. Steps to Authenticate Aadhaar Details.

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Login using your IRCTC User ID and Password on IRCTC eTicketing website. 

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Click “Master List” link under “My Profile” menu.

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: While adding new senior citizen passengers in the Master list, provide correct and complete details i.e. Name, Date of Birth, Gender as mentioned in the Aadhaar Card. Thereafter, select Senior Citizen concession option as Yes/No, ID card type as Aadhaar ID and provide Aadhaar number.

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Ensure that correct details as per Aadhaar Card have been submitted.

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Click on “Add Passenger” button to Add Senior Citizen passenger and authenticate Aadhaar details.

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Passengers will be added in the Master list with Verification Status as “Pending”. 

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: To check the verification status of Aadhaar details, use “Click here to check pending Aadhaar verification status” option provided in the section.

 

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Verification status of Senior Citizen passengers who have authenticated their Aadhaar details successfully will be “Verified” and for failed authentications verification status will “Not Verified”.

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How to link Aadhaar with IRCTC account: Senior Citizen passengers already available in the Master list without Aadhaar verification can also be verified by using “Edit” option and submitting complete details including Aadhaar number.

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