How to Book Tatkal Ticket in IRCTC App?

Here is your compelte guide on how to book Tatkal Ticket in IRCTC app. With its newly launched Confrimtkt app. Read along to know more about it.
How to Book Tatkal Ticket in IRCTC App

Confirmtkt, a service provided by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), allows customers to browse and book confirmed tatkal tickets from its app. That’s why in this article we will talk about how to book tatkal ticket in IRCTC app. Previously, this service was only provided at the counter. But with the latest app update now users will be able to book tatkal tickets on their smartphones. As IRCTC will show seat availability on different trains.

However tatkal quota usually gets full faster that’s why IRCTC will also allow a user to save their information for a faster ticket booking experience. Interested users can download the app from IRCTC’s official website or from the Google play store or Apple App store. So now without wasting any more time let’s get started with how to nook tatkal ticket in IRCTC app.

Before heading towards how to book tatkal ticket in IRCTC app we should know that the Tatkal tickets can be purchased using the IRCTC website, the IRCTC app (Confirmtkt), or third-party websites like Paytm.

How to book Tatkal ticket in IRCTC app Confirmtkt?

How to Book Tatkal Ticket in IRCTC App
  • First of all, you will have to download the “Confirmtkt” app on your Android smartphone. As the app is still not available on the Apple app store.
  • After that log in with your IRCTC credentials 15 min before the Tatkal bookings open.
  • Now select all your travel details like your date of the trip, boarding station, and destination station.
  • After that click on the “Submit” button.
  • Then you will have to select the quota as Tatkal.
  • Now choose your train and click on the “Book Now” option.
  • After that, you will have to fill in the details such as name, age, gender, preferred seat, phone number, and so on.
  • Now enter the captcha code and select your preferred payment method.
  • And it’s done! Passengers will receive the e-ticket on their mobile phone and through email after making the payment.

Note: Passengers with e-tickets must present a valid photo ID proof of identity before boarding. This includes your Aadhaar card, PAN card, voter ID, driver’s license, and other identification cards. Along with that, you should also keep in mind that the number of days available for tatkal ticket booking has been reduced from two to one. This means now users will be able to book Tatkal tickets 24 hours before the train.

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However, Second-class tatkal tickets will be charged 10% of the basic fee, and other classes will be charged 30% of the basic fare. According to the Indian Express, tatkal tickets are subject to a minimum and maximum distance traveled throughout the journey.

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