Indian Railway catering and tourism corporation has offered a special option to the passengers for booking a ticket. The tatkal ticket should be available both in online and offline process. As per the passenger convenience, they can choose any of those modes. Online booking will be accessed through mobile and desktop internet.
IRCTC Ticket Booking Process
Offline mode of registration will be done at reservation counters. These tickets are appeared to book only at 10 AM for non AC category and 11 AM for AC Category. Tatkal tickets will be accepted at a specified time one day before the journey. There is a variation in ticket booking charges depends on the class of seat on the train.
An identity card is must, while going to book a ticket in IRCTC. Railway board will charges more for Tatkal tickets than normal reservation.
Tatkal Ticket Booking Charges
Second Class seat minimum and maximum Tatkal charges are RS.10 and RS.15. Sleeper category charges RS.100 as minimum and RS.200 for maximum charge. AC Chair Car charges are RS.125 for minimum charge and RS.225 as the maximum charge.
AC 3 Tier based seats are recommended to pay RS.300 to RS.400. Executive class of travel may charges from RS.400 to RS.500 as same as AC2 Tier class.
These charges are similar for all journeys in IRCTC. Waiting list tickets also available for passengers through online. If the ticket was not confirmed then there is no option to get a refund from the management.
Rules for Tatkal Ticket Booking:
- The passenger should be ready at 10 AM and 11 AM as per their need before one day of Journey.
- Refunds and money return will not be acceptable.
- The waiting list is also under availability.
- All classes seat are present for Tatkal Booking.
- Tatkal charges more than the normal category of seats.