IRCTC Tatkal Booking
Railways' s online e-ticket booking - IRCTC has launched new facilities to pay for Tatkal tickets. Customers had to face numerous problems as Tatkal tickets got booked within minutes of opening due to the quota opening. AC class Tatkal ticket Booking opens at 10:00 am and Tatkal ticket Booking for non-AC class at 11:00 am. Customers are expected to book tatkal tickets one day in advance of their actual date of journey. No concession is given in IRCTC Tatkal booking.
Book now and Pay later option:
IRCTC has started two schemes: ePaylater (powered by Arthashastra Fintech Pvt Ltd) and Pay-On-Delivery (Powered by Anduril Technologies, under book now and pay later option. Customers who wish to book tatkal ticket, while making payment, they need to select ePaylater/Pay-On-Delivery option. For ePayLater option though, the customers need to register to the IRCTC website first. We informed here about Book Now Pay Later IRCTC.
How to book Indian Railways e-ticket?
Register on the website irctc.co.in.
After successful registration, Login by entering your user name and password.
The "Plan my travel" page appears.
If the From/To station selected by you are correct in the route of the train then :
Select e-Ticket option.
How does it work?
Customers who use the option Book now and pay later will get up to 14 days time to make the payment. And at the time of payment, they need to pay 3.50% as charges excluding the taxes.
These are the rules related to Tatkal ticket booking online:
-Booking window for AC class opens at 10:00 am and for non-AC classes at 11:00 am.
-No refund will be given on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets. For contingent cancellation and waitlisted Tatkal ticket cancellations, charges will be deducted as per existing Railway rules.
In case of trains cancelled:
If the train is marked as "CANCELLED" in PRS due to breaches, floods, accidents etc. full refund is permissible in case the ticket is cancelled within three days of the scheduled departure of the train. In case of e-tickets, such cancellations can be done by the customer.