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What is BHK and RK Apartment- Know about Standard Size of Flats in India

 What is BHK full form

BHK is a terminology that is used very generally in the real estate region. Basically it is just an abbreviated form of Bedroom, Hall, and the Kitchen in an apartment. Here BHK full form is:

B = Bedroom

H = Hall

K = Kitchen

The current real estate demand has segmented or categorized all apartments or flats as 1BHK , 2 BHK , 3 BHK, and so on.

When someone addresses a particular apartment as 1 BHK ,he or she is defining that the flat  department has one Bedroom, one Hall, and one kitchen. Similarly, if someone addresses 2 BHK or 3 BHK for any apartment, he or she is defining that there are two Bedrooms, one Hall, one Kitchen, and three Bedrooms, one Hall, and one Kitchen.

What is RK Apartment

1 RK means only 1 room which combines a bedroom hall and a separate kitchen. There are flats on old type buildings with largest carpet area where 1RK is turned into 1BHK by partitioning.

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Standard size of BHK in Flats

 

Standard size of 1 BHK Flats

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Standard size of 1 BHK is approximately 400 Sq.ft. It's have 1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom with open kitchen/dining/living area.

Standard size of 2 BHK Flats

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It's have 2 Bedroom, 1 Hall and 1 Kitchen plus a attached room bathroom. Standard size of 2 BHK closed to 900-1000 sq. ft.

Standard size of 3 BHK Flats

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Its normal size of 3 BHK is 1500 Sq. ft. In this flats have 3 Bedroom, 1 kitchen, 1 Hall and 2 bathroom also.

Standard size of 4 BHK Flats

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4 BHK flats basic size is 2200 sq. ft. It's also have 4 Bedroom, 4 Baths, 3 Balconies, 1 Kitchen and 1 Hall available.

BHK full form on Flat Layout

Now let us look at what other notations are used in common in real estate sector. Let us refer to the following table:

Notation

Full Form

Explanation

1 BHK means

1 Bedroom, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

With 1 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen

2 BHK means

2 Bedroom, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

With 2 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen
Sometimes it also classified as 1 Master Bedroom (Bigger than standard size) and 1 Small Bedroom, 1 hall, and 1 kitchen

3 BHK means

3 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

With 3 Bedrooms, 1 Hall,and 1 Kitchen

4 BHK means

4 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

With 4 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

0.5 BHK means

0.5 Bedroom, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

Bedroom which has a smaller size (normally below the standard size referred by 0.5). Normally, they will be recommended as study room or library size. But you can use it as a bedroom.

1.5 BHK means

1.5 Bedroom, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

1.5 indicates 1 bedroom and 1 bedroom (0.5) which is below the standard size. Usually they will be referred to as library or study room. They are extra rooms.

2.5 BHK means

2.5 Bedroom, 1 Hall, and 1 Kitchen

2.5 indicates 2 bedrooms & 1 bedroom (0.5) which is below the standard size. Normally they will be referred to as library or study room. They are extra rooms.

1 RK means

1 Room & 1 Kitchen

Studio Apartments will have these type of layouts. It has 1 room which is used as living room and 1 kitchen.

2 BHK 2T means

2 Bedroom, 1 Hall, 1 Kitchen, and 2 Toilets

It has 2 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, 1 kitchen and 2 Toilets (1 common and 1 attached with master bedroom)

3 BHK 2T means

3 Bedroom, 1 Hall, 1 Kitchen, and 2 Toilets

It has 3 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, 1 kitchen, and 2 Toilets (1 common and 1 attached with master bedroom)

3 BHK 3T means

3 Bedroom, 1 Hall, 1 Kitchen, and 3 Toilets

It has 3 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, 1 kitchen and 3 Toilets (1 common and 2 attached with bedroom)

So when you are looking for an apartment, and your real estate agent or that online website states that the apartment is a 2BHK or a 3BHK, you will know what it means, and you can filter and select as per your requirements. Happy house hunting to you!

 

 

Samar Javed
https://www.addressofchoice.com/

I am Samar Javed working with AddressOfChoice Realty Private Limited as a Digital Marketing Executive. I have 4 Year Experience in same field. I love to share informative blog.