Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRTCT) is the world’s largest public transporters with over 13000 trains running every day carrying over 24 million peoples.
IRTCT also offers the facility to book ticket online is established by the Indian Railways in 1997. The best part of online ticket booking is open 120 days before the day of the journey. Besides the normal tickets, IRTCT also provides the online tatkal ticket booking service which allows you to book a tatkal ticket just a day before the journey.
Usually, tatkal ticket booked through online and it depends on when the booking opens. IRTCT allows booking of tatkal ticket online for all classes except for exclusive and first class AC. The booking of tatkal ticket opens at 10:00 am for AC classes (1A/2A/3A/CC/EC/3E), while for non AC classes (SL/FC/2S) booking can be done from 11:00 am onwards.
Tatkal Ticket Full Refund Rules
- If you forgot to cancel waiting list tatkal ticket then don’t worry all amount will be refunded to account within 24 hours.
- If the train is delayed by more than 3 hours then you are eligible to get a full refund on the tatkal ticket.
- The train is canceled due to some reasons then a full refund will be credited to your account.
- If the train is to run on a diverted route and if you don’t want to travel on that route then you will get a full refund.
Tatkal Ticket Cancellation Rules & Charges
As we all know it’s very difficult to understand the rules and charges of irtct. Keep in mind before you cancel any ticket of irtct you must know the cancellation rules because there are various rules keeps changes with time. But don’t worry here you can find the rules and charges of cancellation of tatkal ticket.
Basically, the rules of the tatkal ticket cancellation depend on your ticket is successfully confirmed or not.
So depending on the status of your ticket irtct gives a refund on the cancellation. You can cancel the ticket online by login to your account and you can only cancel ticket before the chart preparation.
Cancellation Rules For Confirmed Tatkal Ticket
If your tatkal ticket is confirmed and you cancel it then there is no refund on cancellation of confirmed tatkal ticket, your full money will be lost. If you are not traveling then it’s a good practice to cancel your ticket. As other people also stuck in waiting list and it will increase the chance to get there seat immediately.
Tatkal Ticket Cancellation Rules For Wait Listed & RAC Ticket
Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) or Waitlisted ticket will be cancel before the chart preparation.
But if you booked through the irtct website and your tatkal ticket is in waiting list after the chart preparation. Then your tatkal will be automatically canceled and refund will be processed to your account within 24 hours.
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