Construction costs can vary widely based on factors like location, materials used, and labor rates. The average construction cost in India was around Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,700 per square foot. Therefore, for a 1,200 sq ft house, the estimated construction cost could range from Rs 15 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.

The cost to build a 1200 square-foot house can vary widely depending on factors such as location, materials, labor costs, and design specifications. On average, you might expect to pay anywhere from $100 to $200 per square foot. Therefore, for an 1200 sq ft house, the construction cost might be roughly between $120,000 and $240,000.

When we are planning of new house construction there is a lot of questions arises in our mind what will be construction cost of 1200 sq ft house. Looking around your budgets and plan to estimate. Construction of your house estimate consist of all direct and indirect cost.

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Construction material or building material like Steel, cement, sand, aggregate, bricks, mesh wire, concrete and others required for construction of house. 1200 sq ft house construction estimate with building materials consist of layout cost, cost of building material and development cost. Development cost consists of cost of civil work and finishing cost.

**1200 sq ft house/plot area design cost**

First you should layout of your plot area, we should consult good architect engineer or designer who make a beautiful design of your house containing rooms, kitchen, Laboratories ,stairs, terrace balcony, Storage Area, parking and other space which are added. Engineer will charge you about 15k to 20k rupees for your design of 1200 sq ft plot area.

**Rate/ construction cost of Civil work per sq ft**

Cost of civil work consist of cost of required building material or construction material like cement sand aggregate and steel required for your foundation, plinth, wall, roof, boundary wall, parapet wall, plastering, flooring and brick work. Cost of civil work also consist of shuttering charges, contractor charges and labour charges.

In India, in all states Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, UP, MP, West Bangal and major cities Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and other rural and urban areas, in 2023, for civil work, average cost of house construction varies from rs700 to rs1000 per sq ft.

**Rate/cost of finishing of house per sq ft**

Cost of finishing work in consists of cost of flooring, tiling, electrical fitting, plumbing sanitary, water storage tank, security, fireproof, wall putty, painting, fixing of Windows and door.

In India, in all states Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, UP, MP, West Bangal and major cities Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and other rural and urban areas, in 2021, for finishing work, Rate/ cost of house construction varies from rs500 to rs700 per sq ft.

**Overall, construction cost of house per sq ft**

In India, in all states Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, UP, MP, West Bangal and major cities Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and other rural and urban areas, Overall, the construction cost of a house is the cost of civil work, along with the finishing costs. Therefore, the average construction cost of a 1,200 sq ft of a home may differ from about Rs 1,200 per sq ft to Rs 1,700 per sq ft. It will include cost of civil work, finishing work, labour charges, shuttering charges and all miscellaneous charges of security or plan approval by Municipal or panchayat.

**1200 sq ft house construction cost with required cement, sand & Steel**

In India, **the** **total** cost of **building** **a** **fully** **furnished** 1,200 **sq ft** single **storey** house **can** **range** **from** 15 lakh to 21 lakh rupees and **a** 2 storey **house** **from** 26 lakh to 40 lakh rupees. **Building** a **house** would cost **between** 1,200 **and** 1,700 rupees per **square** foot of built area.

**How many cement bags required for 1200 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 480 bags of 50kg cement are required for building a fully furnished 1200 square feet (sq ft) house. Building a typical house requires 0.4 bags of cement per square foot, so the amount of bags of cement needed to build a 1200 square foot house is 480 bags (0.4 × 1200 = 480).

**How much steel required for 1200 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 4,200 to 4,800 kg (or 4.2 to 4.8 tons) of steel is required for building a fully furnished 1200 square feet (sq ft) house. Building a typical house requires 3.5 kg to 4 kg of steel per square foot, so the amount of steel needed to build a 1,200 square foot house is range between 4,200 kg and 4,800 kg.

**How much sand required for 1200 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 1,440 CFT (or 41 m3, or 64,800 kg, or 65 tons, or 14.4 units) of sand is required for building a fully furnished 1200 square feet (sq ft) house. Building a typical house requires 1.2 CFT of sand per square foot, so the amount of sand needed to build a 1,200 square foot house is 1440 cubic feet.

**How much aggregate required for 1200 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 1,620 CFT (or 46 m3, or 69,600 kg, or 70 tons, or 16.2 units) of aggregate is required for building a fully furnished 1200 square feet (sq ft) house. Building a typical house requires 1.35 CFT of aggregate per square foot, so the amount of sand needed to build a 1,200 square foot house is 1,620 cubic feet.

**How many bricks required for 1200 square feet house**

Typically, an average 20,400 pcs bricks is required for building a fully furnished 1200 square feet (sq ft) house. Building a typical house requires 17 pcs bricks per square foot, so the amount of bricks needed to build a 1,200 square foot house is 20,400 pcs.

**How much building material required for 1200 sq ft house**

Typically, 20,400 pcs bricks, 1620 CFT of aggregate, 1440 CFT of sand, 480 bags of 50kg cement and 4,200 to 4,800 kg (or 4.2 to 4.8 tons) of steel building materials are required for building a fully furnished 1200 square feet (sq ft) house.

When we make a rough estimate for house construction, using Thumb Rule, cement will cost around 16.4% of total cost, sand will cost around 12.3% of total cost, aggregate will cost around 7.4% of total cost, steel will cost around 24.6% of total cost, finisher like paint, tiles, brick will cost around 16.5% of total cost and fitting like window, door, plumbing electrical and sanitary will cost around 22.8% of total cost.

In india, 2023, Using thumb rule, for small residential 1200 sq ft (40×30 sq ft or 60×20 sq ft) house construction, average cost for ground floor/G+0/1 floor building is range from INR 15 lakh to INR 21 lakh, for G+1/ 2 floor, it could be INR 26 lakh to INR 37 lakh, for G+2/ 3 floor, it could be INR 37 lakh to INR 53 lakh, for G+3/ 4 floor, it could be INR 48 lakh to INR 69 lakh and for G+4/ 5 floor, it could be INR 60 lakh to INR 85 lakh, based on quality of material used and design of your house, ground floor cost little be higher than 2nd floor, 2nd floor and next upper floor cost will be 75% of ground floor, this construction cost include cost of civil work, finishing work, labour charges, shuttering charges and all miscellaneous charges of security or plan approval by nagar nigam, Municipal or panchayat.

**Average cost to build a 1,200 sq ft house**:- As per indian practices, the average cost to build a house may differ from about Rs. 1,200 to Rs. 1,500 per sq ft. So, for a 1,200 sq ft house will cost 1,200×1,200 = Rs.14,40,000 or 1,500×1,200 = Rs. 18,00,000. Thus, average construction cost to build a 1,200 sq ft house may range from Rs. 14.4 lakh to Rs. 18 lakh including building materials plus labour cost.

**Average cost to build a 1,200 sq ft house**:- As per US practices, the average cost to build a house may differ from about $90 to $150 per sq ft. So, for a 1,200 sq ft house, 90×1,200 = $108,000 or 150×1,200 = $180,000. Thus, average construction cost to build a 1,200 sq ft house may range from $108,000 to $180,000 including building materials plus labour cost.

**Building material required for 1200 square feet house construction**

Construction material or building material like Steel, cement, sand, aggregate, bricks, mesh wire, concrete and others required for construction of 1200 sq ft house. By using thumb rule, here we make idea about estimating average cost and quantity of construction material or building material required for 1200 square feet house.

**Quantity of cement required for 1200 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 1200 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how many cement bags required for 1200 sq ft house and how much cement required for 1200 square feet house.

Cement required for 1200 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential house, for ground floor building, using thumb rule, for 1200 sq ft house, number of cement bag required is calculated as = built up area × 0.4, such as, cement bags = 1200 × 0.4 = 480, hence, on average 480 bags of cement are required for 1200 sq ft Ground floor house construction.

**Quantity of steel required for 1200 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 1200 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much steel quantity required for 1200 square feet house.

Steel quantity required for 1200 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential house, for ground floor building, using thumb rule, for 1200 sq ft house, quantity of steel required is calculated as = built up area × 4kg, such as, steel quantity = 1200 × 4kg = 4800 kg, hence, 4800kg (4.8 tons) steel quantity are required for 1200 sq ft house.

**Quantity of sand/ fine aggregate required for 1200 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 1200 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much sand/ fine aggregate quantity required for 1200 square feet house.

Sand/ fine aggregate quantity required for 1200 sq ft house:- in India, for a small 1200 sq ft residential house, ground floor building, using thumb rule, quantity of sand required is calculated as = built up area × 0.018brass, such as, sand quantity = 1200 × 0.018brass = 21.6 brass, 1 brass sand = 5 tons, 21.6 brass = 21.6×5= 108 tons, hence, on average 108tons (2160cft or 61 cubic meter) sand/fine aggregate quantity are required for 1200 sq ft house.

**Quantity of aggregate/ coarse sand required for 1200 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 1200 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much aggregate/coarse sand quantity required for 1200 square feet house.

Aggregate/coarse sand quantity required for 1200 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential 1200 sq ft house, ground floor building, using thumb rule, quantity of aggregate required is calculated as = built up area × 0.0135 ton, such as, aggregate quantity = 1200 × 0.0135brass = 16.2 brass, 1 brass aggregate = 4 tons, 16.2 brass = 16.2 × 4 = 64.8 tons, hence, on average 64.8 tons (1620cft or 46 cubic meter) aggregate/coarse sand quantity are required for 1200 sq ft house.

**Number of bricks quantity required for 1200 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 1200 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much bricks quantity required for 1200 square feet house and how many number of bricks required for 1200 sq ft house.

Number of bricks quantity required for 1200 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential house, for ground floor building, using thumb rule, for 1200 sq ft house, number of bricks required is calculated as = built up area × 8 piece, such as, bricks quantity = 1200 × 8 piece = 9600 nos, hence, on average 9600 number of bricks quantity are required for 1200 sq ft ground floor house.

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**Material required to build 1200 sq ft house**

Here, In india, 2023, Total Cost & quantity of Building material or construction material required for 1200 sq ft house.

Note, here that Price rate of building material goes up and down according to market and their location, availability, transportation, environmental and others factors.

The average cost of building materials is up to 60% of the total construction cost.

The estimate of the material required for construction depends on the built-up area. But the estimated cost may vary depending on the contractor and builder.

**How many bags of cement required for 1200 sq ft house**

That’s 480 bags of 50kg cement are required for building a 1200 square foot (sq ft) house and their cost is around 1.92 lakh rupees. Suppose cement rate per bag is Rs. 400, then total cost = rs 480 × 400 = 1,92,000 rupees.

**How much steel required for 1200 sq ft house**

That’s 4.8 MT (or 48 quintal) steel rods are required for building a 1200 square foot (sq ft) house and their cost is around 3.84 lakh rupees. Suppose steel rate per kg is around rs 80, then total cost = rs 4800× 80 = rs 3,84,000.

**How much sand required for 1200 sq ft house**

That’s 108 tons of sand are required for for building a 1200 square foot (sq ft) house and their cost is around 1.08 lakh rupees. Suppose sand rate per ton is rs 1000, then total cost = rs 108 × 1000 = rs 1,08,000.

**How much aggregate required for 1200 sq ft house**

That’s 65 tons of aggregate are required for for building a 1200 square foot (sq ft) house and their cost is around 65,000 rupees. Suppose aggregate rate per ton is rs 1000, then total cost = rs 65 × 1000 = rs 65,000.

● Brick require about 9600 nos and their cost is around rs 67200, suppose brick rate per 1000 piece is rs 7000, then total cost = rs 7000× 9.6 = rs 67200.

● Paint – The internal and external use of paint per square foot for walls is 0.14 liters and 0.04 liters per wall.

● Tiles – A 1200 square foot house will require 100-130 tiles (2 feet x 2 feet).

**Conclusion:-**

As per US practices, average construction cost to build a 1,200 sq ft house may range from $108,000 to $180,000 or as per indian practices may range from Rs.14.4 lakh to 18 lakh including building materials plus labour cost.