PNR or Passenger Name Record Number is a unique 10-digit number that is assigned to each ticket that is booked across the country. Each PNR number is unique and different. Every Ticket has its own PNR Number which can’t be found on any other ticket as every ticket has its own information regarding the journey.
Every PNR Number will provide you with a lot of information regarding the journey and the passenger. Every ticket has its own information, so every PNR number is unique. The information that PNR Number holds includes ticket booking status (confirmed/waiting list/canceled), departure and arrival time, details of the train, seat number, fare paid by the passenger for the seat, payment method etc.
How to find PNR Number?
- Once you book a ticket from IRCTC Website, railway station, or private ticket booking counters, a 10-digit PNR Number is issued to you.
- To locate your PNR Number on the ticket, look at the upper left-hand corner of your ticket. You will see PNR No column and your unique 10-digit PNR Number below it which can be used to check a lot of things about your journey and ticket.
It is important to check the status of your PNR Number to find out about the confirmation of your ticket if you are on Wait List (WL) or RAC list as it will tell you if your ticket is confirmed or not.
Along with the confirmation of the ticket, it provides other useful information such as coach and berth/seat number and the amount paid by the passenger, method of payment etc.