Tatkal ticket facility is available a day before the journey. However, getting a confirmed ticket through this is not easy. If you adopt a particular trick, then the chances of getting the Tatkal ticket confirmed increases significantly.
Booking of Tatkal tickets for AC coaches from 10 am onwards.
Train tatkal ticket: Corona time is going on now. At present, the normal operation of the railway is not happening, but special trains are being run. At present, traveling in these trains cannot be done with waiting tickets as before. Keeping in mind the passengers traveling in emergency, the railways started the service immediately. Tatkal tickets are booked exactly one day before the journey.
There is no doubt that Tatkal ticket is a great facility, but getting a confirmed ticket through it is like buying the desired product in flash sale on Flipkart and Amazon. Tatkal ticket booking for AC coach starts at 10 AM and general ticket booking starts at 11 AM. Usually, by the time you fill in all the information, all the tickets are booked. In such a situation, we are going to tell you a trick by which you can save some time and the chances of getting the ticket confirmed increases.
Every process takes time
IRCTC has upgraded its website and mobile app a lot in the last few years. For online ticket booking, it is necessary to first register on the IRCTC website. When you go for ticket booking, you select the date of journey, then enter from where to where to go. After that the option of all the trains comes in front of you. You have to choose the right train for you from the given option. In the meantime, choose AC and non-AC classes.
Multiple options in quota option
If you take a ticket in Tatkal, then go to the quota option and select Tatkal. Here you will see options like Divyang, Premium Tatkal, General, Lower Berth / Senior Citizen. If you want the ticket to be booked only when you get a confirmed berth, then this option is given between the passenger details and the address column, which has to be ticked only.
Prepare My Master List in advance
You can save the passenger details in advance to book tatkal tickets faster. The list of passengers can be saved in advance and this work is possible from both the app and the website. This is called the master list. For this, go to your account and after My Profile comes the option of My Master List. With the master list ready, to fill the passenger details, you will have to go to the option of Add Existing instead of Add New and select the names of the passengers.
Chrome browser extension also help
Many people also take help of Chrome browser extension for booking Tatkal tickets. It takes login details and passenger information from you and makes bookings for you at the right time. However, the address, captcha code and payment have to be done manually. Apart from this, the help of many types of extensions is also taken.
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