Individuals booking train tickets from the Indian Railway ticket counters and through IRCTC website, irctc.co.in, may find it difficult as the number of passengers travelling soars during festivals. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of tatkal train tickets under the Advance Reservation Period (ARP) with which the passengers can book train tickets just one day before the departure of trains under the tatkal quota.
IRCTC has slashed the advance reservation period of tatkal ticket booking window to one day from two days. IRCTC has prescribed tatkal ticket charges, timings.
How to book confirm tatkal train tickets with IRCTC e-ticketing website
Step 1: Login to IRCTC e-ticketing website: www.irctc.co.in.
Step 2: Enter the source station and destination station on the “Book Your Ticket” page.
Step 3: Enter the date of journey and class of travel.
Step 4: Click on ‘Find Trains’.
Step 5: The list available trains plying on the selected routes will appear. Select the ‘Tatkal’ from the drop down list given in front of ‘Quota’ option.
Step 6: Now, click on ‘check availability and fare’. Seat availability and fare of the selected class will appear.
Step 7: If the seats are available, then click on the ‘Book Now’ option.
Step 8: Confirm the booking of tatkal tickets by clicking on Ok on the new dialogue box.
Step 9: Enter passenger details such as name, age, gender, food choice, seat preference, mobile number, preferred coach id (if any). Enter the details of the child, if travelling with children below 5 years of age……..Read More>>