Well most of us are always confused in differentiating between the apartment into carpet area, Built up area, Super built up area while not knowing what to consider and what part to be excluded, so Below we have explained what parts of the apartments comes under specific area.

difference between carpet area and built up area
Carpet area-Built up area- super built up area

What is carpet Area?

The name itself defines the topics, Any Space in the flat which is used for laying carpet is know as carpet area. It is also known as net usable area.

Carpet area is the net usable area of a flat, excluding the area which is covered by external walls but including area covered by the internal partition wall of a flat or apartment.

carpet area

What is included under carpet area?

  • Dressing room
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Stores
  • Study room
  • Balcony within the house
  • Staircase within house
  • Other rooms where carpet can be laid.

What is not Included under carpet area?

  • External and Internal walls
  • Lift
  • Corridor
  • Common areas
  • Roof/Terrace

How to calculate Carpet Area ?

Carpet Area = Sum of all Area (Bedroom + Living Room + Balconies + Toilets) — The thickness of the inner walls


What is Built Up area?

Built up area is the area which is covered by internal and external wall, which also includes duct and common areas and interior parts.

Built-up area is also known as total covered area of the apartment and it is sum of carpet area and area covered by wall thickness and terrace and balconies.

built up area

What is included under Built Up area?

  • Carpet Area
  • External and Internal walls
  • Terrace
  • Utility ducts
  • Interior parts

How to calculate Built Up area ?

Built up area = Carpet area + area of walls


What is Super Built Up Area?

Super built up area is a saleable area, which includes built up area and common area like corridors,lift, lift lobby, terrace, balconies, areas occupied by walls, and area occupied by common/shared construction (e.g. lift, stairs, etc). In some cases, builders include amenities like a pool, clubhouse, and garden. Builders use the loading factor on the carpet area to arrive at the super built-up area.

Super Built Up area

What is included under Super Built Up area?

  • Lift
  • Ducts
  • Gym
  • Clubhouse
  • Swimming pool
  • Built Up Area
  • Other common areas

What is not Included under Super Built Up area?

How to calculate Super Built Up area?

Super built-up area = Built-up area + common areas

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