Tatkal Booking New Rules Applying From July 10 2012

 Indian Railways has revised timing of Tatkal Booking from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Now you don't have to wake up @ 6:00 AM to get your Tatkal tickets from July 10 2012. For Online Tatkal Booking, booking  starts at 12:00 PM. No one including Authorized Agents, and IRCTC Employee can book online Tatkal tickets before 12:00 PM. This will prevent touts from taking Tatkal tickets for some bucks and entering in their pocket. You can book Tatkal tickets of your journey in one day advance. 

Note: (If you want to Go to Ahmadabad from Jaipur on 11th July. And if train is departing from Delhi on 10th and arriving on Jaipur on 11th of July. You will not get Tatkal Ticket of that train on 10th July you have to make Tatkal Booking on 9th July. As Tatkal Booking Applying on Trains Departing Date and not Arrival of any stations.)

This is nice decision by Indian Railways, This will keep touts from booking tickets as Tatkal booking starts. Beside Tatkal The Indian Railways have retained the restriction imposed on agents from booking general reserved tickets on the opening day for two hours, from 08:00 AM 10:00 AM to allow the general public to book tickets 120 days in advance.