New IRCTC Tatkal Booking Timing | Workings Tips & Tricks | Refund | August 2017

Hello Users, Today we talk about IRCTC Tatkal booking timing, booking tips & tricks so you can easily book your required IRCTC Tatkal ticket when you needed. As you know Indian Railway change the Tatkal booking timing from June 2015. Now you can book your Tatkal ticket from 10:00 AM for AC Class and 11:00 AM for Sleeper class before one day. In short, Tatkal booking starts before 24 hrs before train departure. Here we talk about all possible hack on IRCTC website which may help you to book a confirmed Tatkal ticket without any waiting queue. Here we also discuss Tatkal booking Charges 2017 if you book Tatkal ticket of general sleeper class or First /Second / Third class AC.

Basic Requirements to book Tatkal ticket on IRCTC:

If you want to book a train ticket from IRCTC website then you must need an account on IRCTC website. If you don’t have an account on IRCTC website then please register yourself at below link and complete the registration process.

Once you complete the registration then login into IRCTC website through below link make sure you verified your email id. IRCTC send an activation link to your email please check your email and click on the activation link. Now login to your IRCTC account through below link.

Fast Internet: This is one of the most requirement or necessary thing in order to book a Tatak ticket. As you know Many peoples try to book their tickets during Tatkal session, Now if you don’t have good speed internet connection then chances are high to lose your ticket which you really required. So Make sure you have a good speed internet network connection. If you are thinking How much internet speed connection required to book Tatkal ticket on IRCTC.  Please clear one thing there is not necessary that you must require full speed net like full broadband.  You can easily book your Tatkal ticket 2017 from a normal 4G connection. You can use Jio 4G, Airtel 4G, Vodafone 4G, Idea 4G etc.

Passenger Details in a text editor: We all know copy paste is work far better than manual typing. So this is wise decision to enter your all details in a text editor like  Passenger first name, last name, Aadhar card number, your card details, CVV etc.  You can use any text editor like Notepad or Notepad Plus or any other which you prefer in your daily usages. Make sure you delete your entered details if you are booking from a Cyber cafe. Because these personal details are so confidential especially your bank details. So please always delete these details from the text editor.

Browser Plugins & software for confirmed tatkal ticket booking 2017: Yes, As you know everything is done automatically nowadays. So ticket booking also was done by software. You just need to fill captcha and all things handled by software. Now a days many software and browser plugins are available to book Tatkal tickets which are available free and paid versions. We highly recommended to you for paid version if you are going to take help from a software or plugin in order to book tatkal ticket easily without hassle. Because if you are going with free version then your privacy may leak even they can take your bank details and misuse all these details to retrieve amount from your bank account. So never go for free services. If you are looking for best software for confirmed Tatkal booking then here we provide a list of software which are giving ticket booking services.

Browser autofill data: This may surely help you to get confirmed tatkal ticket from IRCTC. You can use any autofill plugin for your browser most of the auto fill plugins are available for all famous browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox.
If you don’t want to install any third party auto fill plugin then you can go with a website which developed by AMIT AGARWAL called Magic Auto Fill. This web tool helps you to book your confirmed tatkal ticket. for Magic Auto Fill web tool open below link

Open Magic autofill link and fill your all details and saved in bookmarks bar as described on that website. Now during IRCTC Tatkal booking all details auto filled by this web tool. You just need to fill captcha and payment details which you saved in the text editor before starting the Tatkal ticket bookings. These are the necessary things to do before starting the tatkal ticket to get confirmed tatkal ticket. Once you follow all above tips and trick then you can easily book IRCTC tatkal ticket easily. Even some bookings hack also available for IRCTC Tatkal ticket booking which we share with you soon.

Tips & Tricks to Book Confirm Tatkal ticket:

You need to know several basic things in order to book your confirmed tatkal ticket. We always forgot small things which may play a major role during IRCTC tatkal booking.

Please follow below tips for tatkal ticket booking:

  • Always log in before 10:00 AM on IRCTC portal.
  • Activate your browser plugin and check it has all access to your browser functions.
  • Enable your Ad Blocker which helps you to book fast when you have slow internet connection.
  • Search your required train. and check seat details. Choose tatkal koa where system says booking is not started yet.
  • Now continue to do some activities on portal because if you don’t do anything then IRCTC portal auto log out because of session expires.
  • When 10:00 AM on your watch. then see a book now button available on the portal. Click on this button and complete details which are auto filled by plugin software.
  • Fill captcha and make payment.
  • Congrats now your Tatkal ticket booked.

New Tatkal ticket timing 2017 IRCTC:

Tatkal ticket booking time on IRCTC website:

Class of Travel Tatkal Booking Timing
Sleeper class 11:00 AM
AC Class 10:00 AM

IRCTC Tatkal Charges 2017:

As you know, there are no things which are freely available in this world. So our beloved IRCTC also takes Tatkal booking charges. If you are thinking a refund for tatkal ticket booking then don’t worry we also share refund rule of Tatkal booking on IRCTC portal 2017.

T-Charges 2017 IRCTC – Travel CClass Tatkal Booking Charges
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

Minimum and Maximum Tatkal booking charges list:

Class of travel Minimum Tatkal Charges Maximum Tatkal Charges
Second (sitting) Rs. 10.00 Rs. 15.00
Sleeper  Rs. 90.00  Rs. 175.00
AC Chair Car  Rs. 100.00  Rs. 200.00
AC 3 Tier Rs. 250.00 Rs. 350.00
AC 2 Tier Rs. 300.00 Rs. 400.00
Executive Rs. 300.00 Rs. 400.00

Note: As per rules, there is no need to carry an ID proof during tatkal ticket booking. But you must need an ID proof during your train journey.

Wallet Services on IRCTC for Tatkal Booking:

IRCTC provides E-wallet for their users. So you can fill this wallet and book your trains easily. But as of now, this IRCTC E-wallet not performs on Tatkal ticket bookings. So There is no role during tatkal ticket booking on IRCTC portal.


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