All about Child Fare NOSB meaning in Indian Railway

In the Simple Word, No Seat for Half Fare.

Example: You booked Ticket for child between 5 to 11 Yrs, In the status of seat NOSB instead of CNF.

NOSB = No Seat Berth (If Child Age Less Than 11 And Opted For ½ Ticket (for Half Fare))

NOSB, 0 = Means allowed for journey without seat.

If you want book Seat you have compulsory Pay Full Fare (Same as Adult Fare) for the Child Even age Between 5-11 Years.

Indian Railway concession rules for child from April 2016

Children Concession Rules Changed from 1st April 2016.

Indian Railways Revised Children Concession Rules

As per the revised rules, full adult fare will be charged for children between 5 and 12 years of age if a berth/seat is sought for them in the reserved class. In case a berth/seat is not sought, half the adult fare will be charged.

There will be no change in the fare of unreserved tickets, and the charges will continue to be half of the adult fare.

The revised rule shall be applicable from April 2016. The exact date of commencement of this provision will be notified separately later, according to a statement issued by the railways.

Click here for Read the Circular Latter of Ministry of Railways

All about Child Fare NOSB meaning in Indian Railway

3 thoughts on “All about Child Fare NOSB meaning in Indian Railway

  • November 4, 2016 at 11:28 AM
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    I HAVE DONE A TICKET IN IRCTC FROM MUMBAI TO HYDERABAD IN TATKAL 4 PASSENGERS 2 TICKETS ARE CONFIRMED AND 2 TICKETS GOT THAT NO BERTH/SEAT ACTUALLY I HAVE ENTERED THE 2 CHILDREN NAMES IN ADULT PASSENGERS LIST THEN WHY U HAVE NOT GRANTED FOR FULL FARE AND DID NOT ALLOT BERTH TO THE CHILDREN HOW THEY JOURNEY IT IS TOO LONG WITHOUT BERTH AND SEAT HOW THE CHILDREN WILL JOURNEY AND YOU CHARGED HALF TICKET PRICE FOR BOTH OF THE CHILDREN WHAT IS THE USE

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    • July 18, 2017 at 10:41 AM
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      I also have same issues here. I booked 4 tickets opted berth for my kids too. While booking a ticket it seat was not opted. Its very bad experience with this rule.I need to travel too long don’t know how to adjust with 11 years child on single seat. 🙁

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    • August 24, 2017 at 1:04 PM
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      PLEASE CHECK FARE RULE BEFORE YOU BOOK ANYTHING FROM IRCTC CUZE THEY DON’T CARE ABOUT THE PASSENGERS PROBLEM.

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