Sunday, May 28, 2017

Why can't I get a seat next to a girl on a train?

seat next to a girl on a train

IRCTC using very complex and large algorithm to allocates seats to the passengers.The Indian railway main aim is to protect privacy and comfort of their passengers.while booking a train ticket, IRCTC program will check all your details to provide a seat to you.

Seat Allotment for single male (below 21 years old)
It is hard to get a Lower berth for male gender and above 21 years old. But it is pretty easy to get a lower berth for the male who are below age 21.male genders has age cutoff to allocate lower berths. Most of the cases lower berth will be assigned only for ladies and aged persons.

Seat Allotment for Single Female
Indian Railways has some strict rules to allocates a seat for Female gender. The top rule in the list is a female gender never be allotted seat in the group of man allotted, and also two same age groups with opposite genders never will be assigned with the same compartment.
Female gender berths are always lower or upper berth most of the scenarios. Other cases they will get any berth on the train if they travelling in group ticket or family members.
Seat Allotment for single male (above 21 years old)
Case 1: If you’re booking a seat in sleeper coach and your preference is for upper berth, Rules engine will check your age and gender first. Then it will check your berth preference. If there are any upper berth availability, it will be allotted to you. Otherwise, it checks for a middle berth, side-upper in respected order.
Case 2: If your berth preference is lower berth with male gender and above 21 years old, then System will check there is any berth around with old aged peoples. If yes you will get a lower berth.Otherwise, it starts from a standard order like Upper, Middle, Side Upper, Side Lower, Lower berths.
Seat Allotment for single Female (above 45 years old)
Seat allocation for ladies is most strict part in railway reservation. They always prefer women safety first. As we know, 2 lower berths are allotted for women in each sleeper and who are above 45 female persons are to be allotted with almost lower berths only.
Case 1: If any female gender booking a ticket with above 45 years old and prefer lower berth, she has 80% of chances to get.
Case 2: if two women waiting list tickets are confirmed and have only one lower berth on the train. Then Rules Engine will check their age and gender. If they are same in gender, then it will compare age and allocates lower berth to the elder one.

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