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TATKAL RESERVATION

Tatkal scheme provides exclusive Tatkal quota in all Mail / Express trains including Rajdhani /Shatabdi / Jan Shatabdi / Duronto / Garib Rath Express in 2A /3A /  SL /CC / EC and 2S classes.

The Tatkal charges have been fixed as percentage of fare at the rate of 10% of basic fare for second class and 30% of basic fare for all other class subject to minimum distance criteria for booking ticket under Tatkal Scheme as minimum and maximum charges as tabulated below.

Class of Travel

Minimum distance for charges in KM

Minimum Tatkal chargesin  Rs

Maximum Tatkal Charges   in Rs

Second Sitting

100

 10.00

15.00

Sleeper

500

   100.00

200.00

  AC Chair Car

250

 125.00

225.00

AC 3 Tier Economy

500

             300.00

400.00

AC 2 Tier

              500

  400.00

500.00

Executive

250

             400.00

500.00

However there is no such restriction for Tatkal scheme in passenger trains .

In case the total run of the train is less than the distance restriction , in that case the end to end fare i.e. from originating to destination station will be charged .

         The same Tatkal berth / seat may be booked in multiple legs till preparation of charts.

         at the time of preparation of charts, unutilized portion may be released to the General

          RAC / Waiting list passengers .


 SALIENT FEATURES OF NEW TATKAL SCHEME


Reservation can be done from any PRS/ Counter as well as through Internet .

  

Available to full fare paying passengers only - not for concessional ticket holders.


 Reservation  starts at 10 AM on the previous day of journey from train originating station AC Class whereas that for non- AC classes will start at 11 AM .


  No refund will be granted on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets except in following circumstances.            


i )   Train delayed by more than 3hrs .

        ii)   Passenger not provided accommodation in the same class .

       iii)   Passenger provided accommodation in lower class but doesn't want to travel .

       iv)   Train is to run via diverted route 

  * In case of cancellation of partially confirmed Tatkal ticket refund for only waiting list Tatkal ticket will be given .  Facility of change of name is not provided.

  * There is no need to furnish photocopy of proof of identity while booking Tatkal ticket from computerized reservation counter or to indicate its number at the time of booking of Tatkal Ticket at the counter or through internet. In case of ticket booked under tatkal scheme, one of the passengers has to produce any of the following proofs of identity in original during the journey , falling which all the passengers booked on that ticket will be treated as traveling without ticket and charged fare and penalty as per rule .

     1.    Voter Photo Identity Card issued by Election Commission of India .

     2.     Passport.

     3.     PAN CARD issued by Income Tax Department .

     4.     Driving License issued by R.T.O.

     5.      Photo Identity Card having serial number issued by Central / State Government .

     6.      Student identity card issued by recognized school / college for their students.

     7.      Nationalized Bank Pass Book with photograph

     8.      Credit cards issued Banks with laminated photograph.

     9.      Unique identification card "Aadhar".

   10.     Photo identity cards having serial. number. issued by Public Sector Undertakings of State / Central                    Government, District Administrations, Municipal bodies and Panchayat Administrations.

   11.      Driving licence or Aadhar shown in " Issued " Documents section of " Digi Locker " .

       All type of ticketing agents ( YTSK, RTSA,IRCTC Agent Etc ) have been debarred from booking tickets during the first thirty minutes of opening of booking i.e. 10.00 -10.30hrs for AC class Tatkal booking , 11.00-11.30hrs for Non- AC Tatkal booking.

      The web service agents of IRCTC will be permitted to book only one (1) Tatkal tickets per trains per day on the internet. Maximum of four (4) passengers per PNR will be booked for Tatkal tickets.

      No refund will be given for duplicate tatkal tickets even if original ticket is found. Issue of duplicate tatkal ticket in exceptional circumstances would be on collection of full fare and tatkal charges by the user to whom the privileges (Preferably Chief Reservation Supervisor ) would be assigned by Railways . 

PREMIUM TATKAL QUOTA:

List of trains by which Premium Tatkal Quota is available 

1

12130 HWH-PUNE  AZAD HINDEXP

24

12812 HTE-LTT Exp

2

12860  HWH-CSTM GEETANJALI EXP

25

12950 SRC-PBR KaviguruExp.

3

12810 HWH-CSTM MAIL

26

18101 TATA-JAT Exp

4

12102 HWH-LTT JNANESWARI EXP

27

18111 TATA-YPR Exp.

5

12834 HWH-ADI EXP

28

18637 HTE-BNC Weekly Exp

6

12906 HWH-PBR/OKHA EXP

29

12867 HWH-PDY Exp.

7

12863 HWH-YPR EXP

30

22642 SHM-TVC Exp.

8

22817 HWH-MYS EXP

31

22605 PRR-VM Exp.

9

12841 HWH-MAS COROMANDEL EXP

32

12443 HLZ-ANVT Exp

10

12839 HWH-MAS MAIL

33

12877 RNC-NDLS GaribRath

11

22642 HWH-TVC EXP

34

18030 SHM-LTT Exp.

12

12660 SHM-NCJ  GURUDEV EXP

35

18609 RNC-LTT Exp.

13

22851 SRC-MAQ VIVEK EXP

36

18611 RNC-BSB Exp.

14

18047 HWH-VSG  AMRAVATI EXP

37

18631  RNC- AIIGaribNawaj Exp.

15

12703 HWH-SC FALAKNUMA EXP

38

19659SHM-UDZ Exp

16

18645 HWH-HYB EAST-COAST EXP

39

22603 KGP-VM Exp.

17

12835 HTE-YPR EXP

40

22825 SHM-MAS Exp.

18

12889 TATA-YPR EXP

41

22830 SHM-BHUJ Exp.

19

18189 TATA-ALLP EXP

42

22831 HWH-SSPN Exp.

20

12906 HWH-PBR Exp

43

22846 HTE-PUNE Exp.

21

12152 HWH-LTT SamarsataExp

44

22849 SHM-SC Exp.

22

12663 HWH-TPJ Exp

45

22855 SRC-TPTY Exp.

23

12768 SRC-NED Exp

46

22894 HWH-SNSI Exp.





Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 27-06-2021  


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