A Digital Signature Certificate helps to fulfill your purposes like etendering, eprocurement, efiling, and such. Besides that, the individual can use their Digital signature for performing online transactions and book their railway tickets at IRCTC portal.
To make the work hassle-free, IRCTC has authorized Rail Travel Service Agents that help the passengers with the selling and purchasing of tickets on their behalf. These agents are generally a Digital Signature holder that utilize their signature to carry out secure online transactions.
Also, to avoid every possible risk of getting robbed or to make the process transparent and secured, IRCTC has made it necessary for those RTSA to have a validated and authorized Digital Signature for IRCTC. So, every authorized agent has to carry an individual and customized Class 3 Digital Signature for e-ticketing.
After that, they have to map it with IRCTC through any principal-agent. When the user logs onto the IRCTC website, it will automatically get validated by the pre-installed application. The best thing about having a valid Digital Signature Certificate is the comfort of booking the “n” number of tickets that he wishes to book. It is secured, preserved, and equally transparent.
Like your Aadhar and Voter Id authenticates your identity, your DSC authenticates your identity electronically. It provides you with a high level of security and keeps your credentials secured at the IRCTC portal.
The Digital Signature Certificates protect you from getting trapped in any cyber attack while booking any ticket online or performing an online transaction. Thus, the user should feel free to use class-3 signature Digital Signature for e-ticketing to encrypt information that only the desired recipient can read.
Besides e-ticketing, the valid class 3 digital signature certificates help the Bidder and bidding organizations to file a tender at the portal of Indian Railways e-Procurement (IREPS). Also, these DSCs help the bidders to register them on the IREPs portal to participate in the process of e-Tendering, e-Procurement, or Reserve Auction.