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Abhishek Dubey

Abhishek Dubey

Asked on 9 August, 2018

What are the documents needed to show on the railway counter to get the concession on ticket?

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The documents differ for various types of concession under railways. A medical document is necessary to get a concession for a physically handicapped person. Similarly, for the senior citizens, it is mandatory to give Aadhaar Details. For students, student ID is necessary.

Himanshu Ranjan

Himanshu Ranjan

Asked on 7 August, 2018

From when can we avail of these facilities? What is the process to get these concessions?

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You can avail of these facilities anytime. Student Concession tickets are permitted only in Sleeper Class and 2nd Sitting I tickets. Only I-tickets can be exchanged with student concession by presenting the ticket and the valid student concession order to the nearest Railway Reservation Office. The student will then receive a concession ticket and the revised fare shall be issued to them.

Himanshu Ranjan

Himanshu Ranjan

Asked on 6 August, 2018

Is there any code for a discount on train tickets for students?

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No, there is no code for students to get a discount on train tickets. They can get 50% concession if they are from general category and 75% concession if they are from SC/ST category.

Yamini Koorapati

Yamini Koorapati

Asked on 6 August, 2018

What about students doing professional studies like CA, ICWA and all ?

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Students doing professional courses like CA, ICWA and other from any university recognised by central government will also get the concession.

Dwarakeshnarisepalli

Dwarakeshnarisepalli

Asked on 5 August, 2018

When do these concessions come into action? When do these things get implemented?

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The revised concession rules are always updated on the website of IRCTC. One needs to check the concession rules from the website before booking tickets. The rules are revised from time to time for various categories such as Senior Citizen, Students, and Patients.

Dwarakeshnarisepalli

Dwarakeshnarisepalli

Asked on 5 August, 2018

Are these discounts available for tatkal tickets also?

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No, the concession is not permitted for Tatkal tickets.

Abhijit Sahoo

Abhijit Sahoo

Asked on 5 August, 2018

I am a student. What is the procedure to avail these discounts?

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The Student Concession tickets are permitted only for Sleeper Class (SL) and 2nd Sitting (2S)I tickets. Only I-tickets can be exchanged with student concession by presenting the I-ticket and the valid student concession order to the nearest Railway Reservation. The student will surrender his/her original fully paid ticket and then a student concession ticket with the revised fare shall be issued to him.

Lakshay Sahni

Lakshay Sahni

Asked on 5 August, 2018

How to avail these concession offers?

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The Student Concession tickets are permitted only for Sleeper Class (SL) and 2nd Sitting (2S)I tickets. Only I-tickets can be exchanged with student concession by presenting the I-ticket and the valid student concession order to the nearest Railway Reservation Office. Students will surrender his/her original fully paid ticket and a student concession ticket with the revised fare shall be issued to him.

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