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What are the various types of quotas available in Indian Railways for reservation of seats?


Date: 29 Mar 2016    Group: Opinion About    Category: Miscellaneous   

Recently there was news about increase in seat quota for senior citizens, females, pregnant women etc. What are the various types of quotas available in Indian Railways for reservation of seats? Are all types of quotas are made available in all trains or on selective basis?
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Author: Richita Dutta    31 Mar 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

You can easily visit the Indian Railway site and get all the details of the types of quotas available. I am giving below the various quotas availale:-
1) General Quota - GN
2)Ladies Quota - LD
3) Head Quarters - HO
4) Defence Quota - DF
5) Parliament House Quota - PH
6) Foreign Tourist Quota - FT
7) Duty Pass Quota - DP
8) Tatkal Quota -CK
9) Premium Tatkal Quota - PT
10) Female(above 45 years)/senior citizen/travelling alone


Author: Padma    31 Mar 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

India railway has total 19 types of quotas in the ticket reservation. Like General, Ladies, Defense,
Parliament, Tatkal, Premium tatkal, Senior citizen, physically handicapped etc.etc.


Author: yogesh    01 Apr 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

There are several types of Quota in Indian Railway such as:
General Quota
Ladies Quota
Defence Quota
Parliament house Quota
Foreign Tourist Quota
Duty Pass Quota
Tatkal Quota
Now days Premium Tatkal Quota for those who are not able to get Tatkal Ticket but they able to get Preminum Taktal Ticket by paying more Fare
Senior Citizen Quota
Physically Handicapped Quota
Railway Employee Staff on Duty for the train
Reservation Against Cancellation which is also known as RAC where 2 persons(male to male or female to female) shares a seat


Reference: http://www.indianrail.gov.in/quota_Code.html




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