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Student Concession Railways – Railway Student Concession

July 26th, 2009

Indian Railways provides the Student Concession facilities for the students under various categories. It is allowed only in Sleeper Class and 2nd Sitting I tickets.  Students can exchange only I-tickets with student concession by showing the I-ticket and the valid student concession order to the adjacent Railway Reservation Office.

Student concessionStudent need to visit the reservation office and carry journey cum reservation ticket with an appeal for exchanging it with the student concession. Student is required to submit his/her original totally paid ticket and a student concession ticket with the revised charge will be issued to him/her.

The Student Concession tickets are allowed only in Sleeper Class (SL) and 2nd Sitting (2S) and currently it is not allowed to e-tickets. The difference of paid and payable fare less the clerk age fare of Rs. 20 is refunded and credited electronically to student’s account on the following day by IRCTC on receiving the refund file.

The percentage element of concession for the single journey tickets(2nd and SL) and season tickets(2nd and 1st) for students for going to hometown and educational tours is 50% in General Category and 75% in SC/ST category. Girls up to Graduation and boys up to 12th standard are permitted to travel free between home & school using the second class.

The percentage element of concession for the single journey tickets using the second class for students of Govt. schools in rural areas for study tour once a year is 75%.

The percentage element of concession for the single journey tickets using the second class for entrance exam of Girls of Govt. schools in rural areas, for national level for medical, engineering entrance exam, etc is 75%.

Student concessionThe percentage element of concession for the single journey tickets using the second class and sleeper class for Students and non-students participating in Work Camps is 25%.

The percentage element of concession for the single journey tickets using the second class and sleeper class for Research scholars up to the age of 35 years for journeys in connection with research work is 50%.

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