In the 2013 to 2014 budget, the charges on tatkal ticket had been updated. As per this budget, the tatkal charges are:
10% of the normal ticket fare for second class<
30% of the normal ticket for all other classes including AC class.
In addition to the revised tatkal charges there were some changes made to the rules of tatkal ticket booking. They are:
- The tatkal ticket booking opens at 10AM on previous day of the train journey. Earlier it used to be 8AM.
- Tickets booked in online and are in still waiting list even after the chart preparation will be cancelled.
- Passengers should provide identity card for both direct booking and internet booking.
- Tatkal booking is also available in executive class of shatbdi express.
For more rules, check indian railways website.