The construction cost of a 400 square foot house in India can vary significantly depending on factors like location, materials used, labor costs, and design preferences. A rough estimate for a basic construction without high-end finishes could be around Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 per square foot. So, for a 400 sq ft house, it could cost you between Rs 4 lakh to Rs 6 lakh.

When you are dream about a new house of 400 sq ft built up area of single or two floor, planning can be challenging when you do not have an idea about budgeting and estimating about home construction. Here, in this article we provide estimating and construction of 400 sq ft residential home, duplex, individual villas, flats. Looking around your budgets and plan to estimate. Construction of your house estimate consist of all direct and indirect cost.

Construction material or building material such as steel, cement, sand, aggregate, bricks, mesh wire, concrete, admixture and others approved building material is required for construction of a new house. Construction estimate for 400 sq ft house/ flat with building materials consist of layout cost, cost of building materials, civil work and finishing cost (development cost) and cost of labour.

**400 sq ft house construction cost in India & how much quantity of materials required**

In India, the total construction cost of building a fully furnished 400 sq ft single storey house can range from 5 lakh to 7 lakh rupees and a 2 storey house from 9 lakh to 12 lakh rupees. Building a house would cost between 1,200 and 1,700 rupees per square foot of built area.

**350 sq ft house construction cost**

In India, the total construction cost of building a fully furnished 350 sq ft single storey house can range from 4.2 lakh to 6 lakh rupees and a 2 storey house from 8 lakh to 10 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 400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 160 bags of 50kg cement are required for building a fully furnished 400 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 400 square foot house is 160 bags (0.4 × 400 = 160).

**How much steel required for 400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 1,400 to 1,600 kg (or 1.4 to 1.6 tons) of steel is required for building a fully furnished 400 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 400 square foot house is range between 1,400 kg and 1,600 kg.

**How much sand required for 400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 480 CFT of sand is required for building a fully furnished 400 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 400 square foot house is 480 cubic feet.

**How much aggregate required for 400 sq ft house**

Typically, an average 540 CFT of aggregate is required for building a fully furnished 400 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 400 square foot house is 540 cubic feet.

**How many bricks required for 400 square feet house**

Typically, an average 5,200 pcs bricks is required for building a fully furnished 400 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 400 square foot house is 5,200 pcs.

**How much building material required for 400 sq ft house**

Typically, 5,200 pcs bricks, 540 CFT of aggregate, 480 CFT of sand, 160 bags of 50kg cement and 1,400 to 1,600 kg (or 1.4 to 1.6 tons) of steel building materials are required for building a fully furnished 400 square feet (sq ft) house.

Total construction cost for house depends on major factors such as construction site location, types of foundation, soil condition, regulatory requirements, construction cost of materials, inflammation factor, location of construction, interior decor &design and some more other parameters.

**Construction cost for civil work per square feet:-** in India, for civil work, average cost of house construction varies from Rs 800 to Rs 1000 per sq ft. Cost of civil work consist of cost of building material or construction materials such as cement, bricks, sand, aggregate, 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.

**Rate/cost of finishing of house/flat per sq ft:-** in india, for finishing work, Rate/ cost of house construction varies from Rs 400 to Rs 700 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.

**Overall, construction cost of flat/house per sq ft:-** overall, construction cost of a residential house/flat is range between Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,700 per sq ft. This 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.

**400 sq ft house construction cost**:- in india, generally construction cost of 400 sq ft full furnished single floor house may varies Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7 lakh and Rs 9 lakh to Rs 12 lakh for 2 floor. To build a house, it would be cost around Rs 1200 to Rs 1700 per sq ft of built up area.

**How much does it cost to build a 400 sq ft house**

Regarding this, **“how much does it cost to build a 400 sq ft house?”**, in india, generally construction cost of fully furnished house may varies Rs. 1200 to Rs 1700 per sq ft of built up area, so, to build a house in 400 sq ft, it would be cost around Rs 5 lakh to 7 lakh. This cost will include cost of civil work, finishing cost, labour charges, shuttering cost, contractor profits and all miscellaneous charges of security or plan approval by municipal or panchayat.

Total construction cost for 400 square feet house depending upon the location, types of foundation, soil condition and some more parameters, it would be range from Rs 1200 to Rs 1700 per square feet, so for 400 square feet, it would be cost around rupees rupees 5 lakh to 7 lakh for single floor.

**Estimation of quantity and cost of building material for construction of 400 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.

**Estimation for quantity & cost of cement required for 400 sq ft house**

Using thumb rule, number of cement bag required is calculated as built up area × 0.4, so generally for a 400 sq ft small residential house, you will need 160 bags of 50kg cement which would cost around Rs 64 thousand. Mathematical calculation such as if cement rate per bag is Rs 400, then cost of 160 bags =160 × 400= Rs 64000.

**Estimation for quantity & cost of steel required for 400 sq ft house**

Using thumb rule, quantity of steel required is calculated as built up area × 4kg, so generally for a 400 sq ft small residential house, you will need 1600kg (1.6MT) of steel which would cost around Rs 112 thousand. Maths calculation such as if steel rate per ton is Rs 70000, then cost of 1.60MT of steel =1.6 × 70000= Rs 112000.

**Estimation for quantity & cost of sand required for 400 sq ft house**

Using thumb rule, quantity of sand required is calculated as built up area × 1.2 cft, so generally for a 400 sq ft small residential house, you will need 480 cft (4.8 brass, 22 MT) of sand which would cost around Rs 22 thousand. Maths calculation such as if sand rate per ton is Rs 1000, then cost of 22MT of sand =22 × 1000 = Rs 22000.

**Estimation for quantity & cost of aggregate required for 400 sq ft house**

Using thumb rule, quantity of aggregate required is calculated as built up area × 1.5 cft, so generally for a 400 sq ft small residential house, you will need 600 cft (6 brass, 27 MT) of aggregate which would cost around Rs 27 thousand. Maths calculation such as if aggregate rate per ton is Rs 1000, then cost of 27MT of aggregate =27 × 1000 = Rs 27000.

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**Estimation for quantity & cost of bricks required for 400 sq ft house**

Using thumb rule, number of bricks required is calculated as built up area × 8 pieces, so generally for a 400 sq ft small residential house, you will need 3200 nos of bricks which would cost around Rs 22.4 thousand. Maths calculation such as if bricks rate per 1000 nos is Rs 7000, then cost of 3200 number of bricks = 3.2 × 7000 = Rs 22400.

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**Conclusions:-**

In India, the total construction cost for building a fully furnished 400 sq ft single storey house can range from 5 lakh to 7 lakh rupees and a 2 storey house from 9 lakh to 12 lakh rupees. Building a house would cost between 1,200 and 1,700 rupees per square foot of built area.