The unused no reservation ticket cancelled within three hours of the actual departure of train or for any ticket valid for the whole day cancelled an amount of Rs 10 is deduced as irctc tatkal cancellation charges for clerkage and rest of the amount is refundable.
The unused ticket on which reservation is confirmed cancelled is subject to the following irctc tatkal cancellation charges-
In case the ticket is cancelled more than 24 hours before the actual departure of the train the irctc tatkal cancellation charges will be deducted as Flat rate of Rs 70 for AC First Class/Executive Class, Rs 60 for AC 2 Tier sleeper class/First Class/AC Chair Class, Rs 40 for Sleeper Class and Rs 20 for Second Class.
In case of cancellation of ticket within 24 hours and up to 4 hours before the departure of train, the tatkal cancellation charges will be 25% of the fare subject to the minimum flat rate mentioned above.
In case of wait listed or RAC ticket is cancelled before the departure of the train no irctc tatkal cancellation charges will be applicable and a deduction of Rs 20 per passenger will be charged after the departure.
In case of unused ticket with multiple journey is cancelled the entire ticket will be treated as a single journey ticket and refund will be available according to the reservation status of the ticket cancelled.
If the passenger terminates his journey and only partially use his ticket, he may apply for refund of amount to the Chief Commercial Manager after receiving a ticket deposit receipt issued by the station master.
Refund can also be applied in the following cases Late running of trains, Railway authority is unable to provide accommodation, Failure of Air-condition, Passenger are made to travel in lower class for want of accommodation.
The tatkal waiting cancellation charges are applicable if a wait listed or RAC ticket is cancelled after the actual departure of the train. A sum of Rs 20 per passenger is charged as a clerkage charges and no such tatkal waiting cancellation charges are applicable in any other cases. The refund of amount under such cases can be done within the time limit specified.