What is “consider for auto upgradation” option in irctc website?. You might have seen this option at the time of booking the train ticket in irctc website and wondering what it might be.
At the time of booking the train ticket in IRCTC, you can check the option “consider for auto up gradation”. When the Indian railways is not able to allocate a berth for you in the selected class, then the Indian railways allocates a berth in the higher class if available. IRCTC or Indian railways does not charge any amount for upgrading your ticket to higher class.
The Indian railways is offering this service to make use of all the available berths in the train and to satisfy the passengers. So always check this auto up-gradation option in the IRCTC website.
Once I booked my ticket in 3A calss. I dont remember exactly whether I checked this option or not. However Indian Railways upgraded my ticket ticket class from 3A to 2A.