IRCTC offers online Tatkal ticket booking service, where bookings typically open at 10 AM for AC classes, and 11 AM for non-AC classes, one day in advance of the actual date of journey.
Notably, Tatkal reservations are done on first-come-first-served basis.
Here are some handy tips to help you get confirmed Tatkal tickets.
Tips: Use multiple login credentials; Enter passenger details in advance
Use multiple credentials: A simple trick is to open multiple browser windows and try to book the desired Tatkal ticket using different login credentials, as this will increase your chances of getting the ticket.
Enter passenger details beforehand: Always fill in the passenger details prior to the opening of Tatkal ticket bookings. This will help save time, and increase chances of getting the ticket.
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