It took a long time coming and the official IRCTC Android app is finally available for download on Google Play.
Unlike most other popular service providers, IRCTC bypassed the more popular Android and iOS platforms and instead launched its mobile apps first for Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 devices. IRCTC also has an app for Windows 8.
The IRCTC Android app is called IRCTC Connect and is a 12MB download from Google Play. Released on October 9, the app has received an average rating of 4.3/5 from users.
The IRCTC Android app is called IRCTC Connect and is a 12MB download from Google Play.
The app allows users to login to their IRCTC accounts and search, book, view and cancel Indian Railways train tickets. The app can also alert users about upcoming journeys.
According to IRCTC the app can also be used to book tatkal tickets.
The IRCTC Connect app is compatible with Android version 4.1 and above.