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Tatkal Tickets Booking Timings

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Introduction -  Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC)

Basic fare percentage is the determining factor for Tatkal Charges hence the fixation is done accordingly which comprises of 10% and 30% basic fare for sleeper and all other classes respectively with condition applicable for minimum and maximum fare calculation mentioned here.

Class of Travel Minimum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.) Maximum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.)
Second (sitting) 10 15
Sleeper 75 150
AC Chair Car 75 150
AC 3 Tier 200 300
AC 2 Tier 200 300
Executive 200 300
  • Uniform rule is applicable to levy these charges without any condition for peak and non-peak time period.
  • Actual travel distance is counted for Tatkal tickets and tickets are issued accordingly rather than the end-to-end concept. The precondition for distance restriction applicable on certain trains are also focused at. A single Tatkal berth/seat can be booked in different legs until chart is prepared. Any unutilized portion from Tatkal might be released to General RAC/Waiting list passengers while the chart is prepared.
  • Shatabadi Express trains for executive class too have Tatkal facility for that 10% of seats available are used for it which is generally 5 seats in each coach of the train.
  • The booking of Tatkal tickets open at 10 AM one day advance for next day’s or actual day for the journey.
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