Seat Availability in Indian Railways is one of the major concerns as it's pretty difficult to get them in any time of the year. However, with onset of online reservations, rail bookings have become much simpler.
Indian Railways seat availability can be checked easily online via makemytrip.com. The database is present for the next 90 days. Log on to the website with a username and password and then proceed to check trains seat availability.
Guidelines to check railways seat availability:
Step 1: Go to http://www.makemytrip.com/railways/ to know seat availability.
Step 2: Enter the details of your Originating and Destination Station name.
Step 3: Then, enter your journey date or you can also directly click the calendar icon to enter the journey date.
Step 4: Select the preferred choice of class in which you desire to travel. Provided you want to check seat availability in all classes, check mark the box saying My classes are flexible.
Step 5: Click Search
Step 6: You will get a list of all trains running between the stations mentioned by you. Select the train for which you wish to check Seat availability and then click the button saying Check status
Following this simple process will get you know about the seat availability information for the preferred train and date.