IRCTC Tatkal Ticket Booking: Indian Railways allows its passengers to book tickets on an urgent basis under the Tatkal ticket booking scheme. The Tatkal train tickets can be booked by passengers online from the website or mobile application or Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) or offline from any of the Indian Railways reservation centres across the country. Tatkal train tickets come with payment of premium charges to normal ticket booking making it expensive than the normal train tickets. Tatkal train tickets are issued for actual distance of travel, instead of end-to-end, subject to the distance restriction applicable to the train.
Here are rules, timings, charges and other details for IRCTC Tatkal Ticket Booking:
Tatkal Charges have been fixed as a percentage of fare at the rate of 10 per cent of basic fare for second class and 30 per cent of basic fare for all other classes subject to minimum and maximum as given in the table below, Indian Railways noted on its website. Read more