Many times you don’t get a confirmed seat even after taking the TT ticket.
Especially on trains with busy routes like Patna Mumbai, Lucknow Delhi etc.
In such a situation, he tries to get by on someone else’s seat or berth.
New Delhi. The confirmation ticket is usually available through the Indian Railways Tatkal service. But, sometimes it becomes difficult to get tickets due to the festive season, weddings or holidays. This happens because the number of passengers traveling by rail increases a lot. A huge number of people try to book tickets to Tatkal right away. Many people become disillusioned with this effort. If you are also one of them, then today we will tell you another way, with the help of which you can book confirmed tickets.
Many times even after taking the TT ticket you don’t get a confirmed seat especially on trains with busy routes like Patna Mumbai, Lucknow Delhi etc. In such a situation, you try to get by on someone else’s seat or berth, or you have to ride on your feet.
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Use this option to confirm seat
To get rid of these problems, you can choose the alternative scheme of IRCTC during ticket booking. The expectation of confirmation of the train tickets reserved under this scheme increases. IRCTC had started the Vikalp train ticket scheme in the year 2015 with the aim of providing confirmed tickets to the maximum number of passengers.
Know what VIKALP is
VIKALP scheme is a scheme initiated for the convenience of passengers traveling on Indian Railways, through which passengers can opt for another train for a confirmed ticket while booking a standby ticket online. This scheme is also known as the Alternative Train Accommodation Scheme (ATAS).
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How to choose the train ticket booking option
You can check the current availability of time tickets when booking tickets.
When you see that the seat is not available on the train or is shown on hold.
So choose irctc vikalp when booking train tickets online.
Below this, in addition to your reserved train, you can choose seven other trains from the same route.
If the option option does not appear during the ticket reservation.
So you can also choose the option ticket by going to the reserved ticket history.
After selecting the option, click the ‘Submit’ button.
Your ‘Vikalp’ option will be activated.
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FIRST POSTED: Feb 19, 2023 08:19 IST