PNR Status

PNR [Passenger Name Record] - PNR is 10 digit unique number provided against every train ticket booked in Indian Railways. PNR contains journey details like Train number , Train name , Class of Travel and Fare , Seat information like Coach and Seat Number , RAC [ Reservation Against Cancellation] Information if applicable , W/L [Waitlisting] Information if applicable , Class of Travel , Fare Details , Booking Status and Current Status , Boarding Train From Source Station , Reaching Time at Destination Station and Journey Time.


PNR Status Prediction

PNR Status Prediction - Getting Confirmation Chances of RAC tickets OR Waitlisted Ticket in Percentage



10 Ways to Get Confirmed Train Tickets - PNR Status

Book Train Tickets in Advance

You Can book the Indian Railway train Tickets before 120 days that is 4 months before the departure of the trains. You chances of getting Confirmed Ticket is very high if you book as early as possible

Tatkal Booking

You Can also book tickets under the Tatkal Quota to get Confirmed Tickts . Tatkal seats fares are 30% higher as Compared to General Ticket

Premium Tatkal Booking

premium tatkal is similar to Tatkal booking but Fare is incresed after every 20% ticket is Booked.

First Station to Last Station

There are more seats are allocated between First station to the Last Station. if You are booking the ticket from First Station to the Last station then there are higher chances of getting Confirmed Ticket. You Can also Change Boarding of your Station before Chart prepration

Remote Location Station

If you travelling and need a confirm ticket then you need to book from Remote Location (RL) station to your destination Station or Last Station

Break Your Journey

In Some Situations , there are no tickets available from source station to the destination station . But if you book ticket in two parts then there are chances to get Confrimed Tickets

Use IRCTC Wallet During Ticket Booking

You Should use IRCTC wallet for payment during ticket booking rahter than using other payment gateway

Indian Railway Train Ticket Types

Indian Railway Train Tickets can be booked Through Only Two Modes

e - Tickets

E - ticket means electronic ticket and can be booked only through IRCTC website. Registerd IRCTC users Can Book and Show tickets to the TTE with Valid document proof

i - Tickets

e - tickets can be booked through IRCTC website as well as on Railway Reservation Counters . i - Tickets booked through IRCTC website are genereally delevered at your doorstep through courier.


PNR Status Check Methods

IRCTC PNR Status - Through IRCTC Official Website

Other Websites Like RailYatri , Trainman , ConfirmTkt

IRCTC mobile App

Dial 139 for Voice Based information of your PNR Status

PNR Status via SMS


PNR Status Word Symbol

CNF - Confirm - If Current Status of your ticket shows CNF , It Means Your Ticket is Confirmed and seats will be allocated to you.

CAN - Cancelled - If Current Status of your ticket shows CAN , It Means Your Ticket is cancelled and you are not allowed to travel.

NOSB - No Seat Berth - If child ticket is booked that is below 12 years and If you do not need of berth then only child fare is applicable and seats will not be allocated to you .

WEBCAN - Passenger has cancelled the Railway Counter Ticket over the internet and refund has not been collected.

WEBCANRF - Passenger has Cancelled the Railway Counter Ticket over the internet and refund has been Collected.

GNWL -General Waitlist - If Current Status of your ticket shows GNWL , It Means Your Ticket is General Waiting.

REL - Released

NR - No Room - It means no more booking is allowed

RAC - Reservation Against Cancellation - If Current Status of your ticket is RAC , It Means You are allowed to travel but two passenger have to share same bearth.

WL - Waitlist - If your Current Status is WL and Booked through IRCTC Website ( e-Ticket) then your ticket will be cancelled automatically before 30 mins of journey Started and the booking amount will be refunded to your respective wallet OR Bank account within 3 - 4 Business Days. If Your Ticket is Booked Through Railway Reservation Counter (i- Ticket) , then you are allowed to travel in the train but no seats will be allocated to You and

RLWL - Remote Location WaitList - If Current Status of your ticket shows RLWL , It Means that smaller stations have their seprate quota of Seats and Its Waiting Seats comes under RLWL.

PQWL - Pooled Quota Waitlist - If Current Status of your ticket shows PQWL , It Means You are travelling between intermediate stations and have seprate waiting list rather than general waiting List.

TQWL - Tatkal Waitlist - If ticket is booked under tatkal quota and ticket is waiting then It comes under TQWL .

RSWL - Road - Side WaitList - If Current Status of your ticket shows RSWL , It Means Your Ticket is Station Specific Waitlist Ticket.


How to Check PNR Status on RailBook.in

Enter Your 10 digit unique PNR number in search box above and Click on Get PNR Status. You will find latest information regarding your PNR Status Prediction OR PNR Confirmation along with Complete Journey Details.


PNR Prediction

PNR is ten digit number printed at the top left corner of the printed tickets booked from Indian Railway Reservation Counters (Window Tickets). In case of the E – Ticket (Online or IRCTC tickets), it is printed at top in separate cell