How to Check PNR Status?

PNR Stands for Passenger Name Record, Indian Railway Tickets it is printed on the top left corner; it is a 10 digit no.

You can check your reservation status any time using PNR status enquiry by visiting this link

This is the Official Page of INDIAN RAILWAYS WEBSITE where you can check your PNR Status

On this webpage you just need to enter your 10 digit PNR No. (without any dash or space, just like a mobile no.) and click the ‘Get Status’ button.

Your Current Status will be shown on the next page (as show in the fig. above), You can regularly check your PNR status for your birth confirmation status as this will help you to predict the confirmation of your Waiting or RAC tickets

Check the PNR Status with SMS

Go in the Message Box of your Mobile Phone and Type

PNR<SPACE><Enter Your 10 Digits PNR No.>


PNR 2458974512

And send it to 139

You will shortly receive your PNR Status

Please Note this SNS PNR enquiry is not FREE, you will be standard messaging charges.

Alternate Way to check PNR Status

If you are using IRCTC website to book your ticket you can easily check your PNR status by going into My Account Section and Clicking the Print E-Ticket option Tab.

You will be asked to re-enter your password then your will be shown your current booked tickets

Click the ‘Get PNR Status’ Tab to get Your PNR Status. IRCTC Recently added an option here to get your ticket confirmation SMS again, if you have not received it during booking of E-Ticket

4 Responses to How to Check PNR Status?

  1. Annice September 23, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

    Normally I do not learn post on blogs, but I would like to say that this write-up very forced me to check out and do so! Your writing taste has been amazed me. Thank you, very great article.

  2. Railway Pnr Status November 29, 2013 at 1:02 pm #

    Before moving on let me tell you that your article was really amazing. The way you represent the information is great. Until now, i have checked the pnr status from Indian railway official website or India rail info but never checked from irctc. Thanks for writing about it. Now i now one more way to check pnr status of my ticket.


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