IRCTC Agent Scheme: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is the digital wing of Indian Railways. IRCTC helps railway provides online ticket booking, catering and other such services, etc. However, IRCTC E-ticket service can also provide a job to you. The opportunity is for those who believe in becoming self-employed on a minimum investment amount. The opportunity is big. IRCTC’s share in Indian Railways E-ticket booking is around 55 per cent of net online ticket bookings. This opens an opportunity to earn up to Rs 80,000 a month by becoming an authorised IRCTC agent.
IRCTC agents are allowed to book all types of online railway tickets ( from Tatkal, Waiting List to RAC). They get an excellent commission on each booking and transaction. According to AkbarTravels.Com — one of the authorised IRCTC authorised web service providers — an agent can earn a regular income of up to Rs 80,000 per month and more.
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IRCTC agent, who books online tickets gets professional and friendly support services from an authorised web service provider along with an agent License. The agent is also given an online account where he or she can freely book domestic and international flights. The agent can also book tickets for bus, hotel, holiday and tour packages, money transfer, prepaid recharge and many more services.
How to become authorised IRCTC Agent?
An individual can become an authorised IRCTC agent by signing in with one of the authorised principal service providers. The full list of such principal service providers is available at the web portal contents.irctc.co.in/en/IRCTC%20Authorised%20Principal%20Service%.
IRCTC agents are given two plans as booking agencies, under the first plan there is a charge for a one-year agency, i.e Rs 3,999. In the second plan, the charge for the two-year agency is Rs 6,999. If you book a maximum of 100 tickets every month, you will be charged a fee of Rs 10 per ticket. For 101 to 300 tickets, the charge is Rs 8 per ticket. On booking over 300 tickets, the applicable charge is Rs 5 per ticket. For non-AC class tickets, the commission of Rs 20 per ticket is given. A ticket of AC class gives Rs 40 commission per ticket.