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 2,400 sq ft house, the estimated construction cost could range from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 40 lakh.

When we are planning of new house construction there is a lot of questions arises in our mind what will be construction cost of 2400 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. 2400 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.

**2400 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 2400 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, 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, 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 2400 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.

**2400 sq ft house construction cost with required cement, sand & Steel**

In India, the total cost of building a fully furnished 2,400 sq ft single storey house can range from 28 lakh to 40 lakh rupees and a 2 storey house from 50 lakh to 62 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 2400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 960 bags of 50kg cement are required for building a fully furnished 2400 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 2,400 square foot house is 960 bags (0.4 × 2400 = 960).

**How much steel required for 2400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 8,400 to 9,600 kg (or 8.4 to 9.6 tons) of steel is required for building a fully furnished 2400 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 2,400 square foot house is range between 8,400 kg and 9,600 kg.

**How much sand required for 2400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 2,880 CFT (or 82 m3, or 130 tons, or 28.8 units, or 28.8 brass) of sand is required for building a fully furnished 2400 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 2,400 square foot house is 2,880 cubic feet.

**How much aggregate required for 2400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 3,240 CFT (or 92 m3, or 140 tons, or 32.4 units, or 32.4 brass) of aggregate is required for building a fully furnished 2400 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 2,400 square foot house is 3,240 cubic feet.

**How many bricks required for 2400 square feet house**

Typically, an average 40,800 pcs bricks is required for building a fully furnished 2400 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 2,400 square foot house is 40,800 pcs.

**How much building material required for 2400 sq ft house**

Typically, 40,800 pcs bricks, 3240 CFT of aggregate, 2880 CFT of sand, 960 bags of 50kg cement and 8,400 to 9,600 kg (or 8.4 to 9.6 tons) of steel building materials are required for building a fully furnished 2400 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, Using thumb rule, for small residential 2400 sq ft (60×40 sq ft or 80×30 sq ft) house construction, average cost for ground floor/G+0/1 floor building is range from INR 28 lakh to INR 40 lakh, for G+1/ 2 floor, it could be INR 50 lakh to INR 62 lakh, for G+2/ 3 floor, it could be INR 72 lakh to INR 85 lakh, for G+3/ 4 floor, it could be INR 95 lakh to INR 110 lakh and for G+4/ 5 floor, it could be INR 115 lakh to INR 130 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.

**Building material required for 2400 square feet house construction**

Construction material or building material like Steel, cement, sand, aggregate, bricks, mesh wire, concrete and others required for construction of 2400 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 2400 square feet house.

**Quantity of cement required for 2400 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 2400 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how many cement bags required for 2400 sq ft house and how much cement required for 2400 square feet house.

Cement required for 2400 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential house, for ground floor building, using thumb rule, for 2400 sq ft house, number of cement bag required is calculated as = built up area × 0.4, such as, cement bags = 2400 × 0.4 = 960, hence, on average 9600 bags of cement are required for 2400 sq ft Ground floor house construction.

**Quantity of steel required for 2400 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 2400 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much steel quantity required for 2400 square feet house.

Steel quantity required for 2400 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential 2400 sq ft house, ground floor building, using thumb rule, quantity of steel required is calculated as = built up area × 4kg, such as, steel quantity = 2400 × 4kg = 9600 kg, hence, 9600kg (9.6 tons) steel quantity are required for 2400 sq ft house.

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**Quantity of sand/ fine aggregate required for 2400 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 2400 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much sand/ fine aggregate quantity required for 2400 square feet house.

Sand/ fine aggregate quantity required for 2400 sq ft house:- in India, for a small 2400 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 = 2400 × 0.018brass = 43.2 brass, 1 brass sand = 5 tons, 43.2 brass = 43.2 ×5= 216 tons, hence, on average 216tons (4320cft or 122 cubic meter) sand/fine aggregate quantity are required for 2400 sq ft house.

**Quantity of aggregate/ coarse sand required for 2400 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 2400 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much aggregate/coarse sand quantity required for 2400 square feet house.

Aggregate/coarse sand quantity required for 2400 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential 2400 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 = 2400 × 0.0135brass = 32.4 brass, 1 brass aggregate = 4 tons, 32.4 brass = 32.4 × 4 = 130 tons, hence, on average 130 tons (3240cft or 92 cubic meter) aggregate/coarse sand quantity are required for 2400 sq ft house.

**Number of bricks quantity required for 2400 sq ft house**

When we start a project of construction of 2400 square feet new house, there is a questions arises in mind how much bricks quantity required for 2400 square feet house and how many number of bricks required for 2400 sq ft house.

Number of bricks quantity required for 2400 sq ft house:- in India, for a small residential house, for ground floor building, using thumb rule, for 2400 sq ft house, number of bricks required is calculated as = built up area × 8 piece, such as, bricks quantity = 2400 × 8 piece = 19200 nos, hence, on average 19200 number of bricks quantity are required for 2400 sq ft ground floor house.

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**Material required to build 2400 sq ft house**

Here, In india, Total Cost & quantity of Building material or construction material required for 2400 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.

● Cement require about 9600bags and their cost is around rs 3.84lakh, suppose cement rate per bag is rs 400, then total cost = rs 960×400= rs384000.

● Steel require about 9.6 MT and their cost is around rs 5.20lakh, suppose steel rate per kg is around rs 65, then total cost = rs 9600× 65 = rs 624,000.

● Sand require about 216 tons and their cost is around rs 216000, suppose sand rate per ton is rs 1000, then total cost = rs 216 × 1000 = rs 216000.

● Aggregate require about 130 tons and their cost is around rs 130000, suppose aggregate rate per ton is rs 1000, then total cost = rs 130 × 1000 = rs 130000.

● Brick require about 19600 nos and their cost is around rs 137200, suppose brick rate per 1000 piece is rs 7000, then total cost = rs 7000× 19.6 = rs 137200.

● 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 2400 square foot house will require 300-350 tiles (2 feet x 2 feet).

**Conclusions:-**

In India, the total construction cost of building a fully furnished 2,400 sq ft single storey house can range from 28 lakh to 40 lakh rupees and a 2 storey house from 50 lakh to 62 lakh rupees. Building a house would cost between 1,200 and 1,700 rupees per square foot of built area.