Irctc Tatkal Ticket Booking Timings and Trick To Book Confirmed Ticket Id Proof & Cancellation Charges

Irctc tatkal ticket booking timings – Indian railway has given facility of tatkal ticket booking one day before a train departs.

Every train has limited number of tatkal quota seats so there is very less chance to get tatkal railway tickets.

Today in this post i will share you some information regarding tatkal ticket booking timings and its cancellation charges and some other important rules.

Indina Railway has one of the biggest rail network in the world and most of the people living in india use train to travel.

If you dont have irctc id or you havnt registered on irctc than see this tutorial- Open Irctc Account Registration

Trick to book Confirmed tatkal ticket also added so read post completely till end.

Irctc Tatkal Ticket Booking Timings

For Sleeper Class Tatkal Reservation Time- 11 Am 

For 3Ac and 2 Ac Tatkal Booking timing is- 10 Am 

Irctc Tatkal Rules & Cancellation Charges

  • Tatkal booking timing is 10:00 AM for AC Class and 11:00 AM for Sleeper class daily

Note : There is change in Tatkal timing from 15 June 2015, now you can book AC Class Tatkal ticket at 10:00 A.M and for sleeper class Tatkal Ticket timing will be 11:00 AM.

Tatkal Tickets Charges: It Deepens On Your Catrgory


  • Tatkal Charges for Second Class (2S) : 10% of base fare
  • Tatkal Charges for Sleeper Category (SL) : 30% of base fare
  • Tatkal Charges for Third AC (3A) : 30% of base fare
  • Tatkal Charges for Second AC (2A) : 30% of base fare
  • Tatkal Charges for First AC (1A) : 30% of base fare
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Valid Id’s Proofs for Indian Railway

For Booking Tatkal tickets yo need your Valid ID Proofs

1.Voter Photo identity card issued by Election Commision of India.


3.PAN Card

4.Driving Licence issued by RTO.

5.Photo identity card having serial number issued by Central/State Government.

6.Student Identity Card with photograph issued by recognized School/College for their students.

7.Nationalized Bank Passbook with photograph.

8.Credit cards issued by banks with laminated photograph.

9.Unique Identification Card “Aadhaar”.

Trick To Book Confirmed  Tatkal  Ticket Online

  1. You must hold irctc Id 
  2. select tatkal date

To Use This Trick You Need Mozilla FireFox And addson hat I will Mention Here.

  • First go to myrailinfo(dot)in and install the browser plugin into your Firefox browser.
  • Now JustOpen The Plugin Top Right Corner Of The Browser
  • Now Just Fill Your Details Like Irctc User Id Journey Details And passenger Details and If you feel Comfort than fill your  Bank Details Otherwise Leave It Blank.
  • Now open Irctc and login into your account.
  • Now all the work will be done by this tatakal booking software.
  • Now at the end you just need to fill captcha and click on next.
  • Now it will ask for payment details fill it and you will get confirm tatkal ticket for sure.
Irctc Tatkal Ticket Booking Timings and Trick To Book Confirmed Ticket Id Proof & Cancellation Charges
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  1. Perfect article regarding IRCTC tatkal tickets booking tricks.Thank you so much – really helped me a lot!

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