IRCTC booking timings for e-tickets…
The facility of booking reserved tickets through internet has been made available from 0030 hours to 2330 hours daily i.e., booking can be done round-the-clock except for one hour downtime which is required for maintenance.
With effect from 10.07.2012, the timings of opening of booking under Tatkal scheme have been segregated to 1000 hours on the previous day of journey from train originating station instead of 0800 hours as per earlier provision for balancing of load on the IRCTC server.
42 payment options for online payment have presently been made available.
For facilitating access of the public to e-ticketing, agents have been restricted from booking tickets on internet between 0800 hours and 1200 hours.