# What is 1 BHK, 2 BHK & 3 BHK (0.5 BHK) in a Flat layout?

BHK is a flat notation used to identify or describe the layout of a flat.

In India, it is common misconception theory. Sometimes it seems like little confusing.

Let us explain these in detail.

The numeric value before any of those letters will indicate the number of rooms.

## What is BHK means?

BHK full form is – Bedroom, Hall & Kitchen

If it says 2B that means it has –  2 Bedroom,

2H means – 2 Hall/Living room,

2K means 2 Kitchen

Now let’s see what else notations are used in common. Here we have attached the typical flat diagram to illustrate.

The diagrams may not be perfect 🙂 but we hope it illustrates what it is meant to be.

NOTATIONFULL FORMEXPLANATIONDIAGRAM
1 BHK means1 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 KitchenWith 1 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen
2 BHK means2 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 KitchenWith 2 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen.
Sometimes it also classified as 1 Master Bedroom (Bigger than standard size) & 1 Small Bedroom, 1 hall & 1 kitchen
3 BHK means3 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 KitchenWith 3 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen
4 BHK means4 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 KitchenWith 4 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen
0.5 BHK means0.5 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 KitchenBedroom which has a smaller size (normally below the standard size referred by 0.5). Normally they will be recommended as library or study room size. But we can use it as bedroomAssume the 1 BHK Flat layout except the bedroom size will be less than the standard size
1.5 BHK means1.5 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen1.5 indicates 1 bedroom & 1 bedroom (0.5) which is below the standard size as we already said. Normally they will be referred as library or study room. They are extra rooms
2.5 BHK means2.5 Bedroom, 1 Hall & 1 Kitchen2.5 indicates 2 bedrooms & 1 bedroom (0.5) which is below the standard size as we already said. Normally they will be referred as library or study room. They are extra roomsSame as 1.5 BHK layout but have one more bedroom
1 RK means1 Room & 1 KitchenStudio Apartments will have these type of layouts. It has 1 room which is used as living room & 1 kitchen
2 BHK 2T means2 Bedroom, 1 Hall, 1 Kitchen & 2 ToiletsIt has 2 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, 1 kitchen & 2 Toilets ( 1 common & 1 attached with master bedroom)
3 BHK 2T means3 Bedroom, 1 Hall, 1 Kitchen & 2 ToiletsIt has 3 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, 1 kitchen & 2 Toilets ( 1 common & 1 attached with master bedroom)Same as 3 BHK layout with 2 Toilets
3 BHK 3T means3 Bedroom, 1 Hall, 1 Kitchen & 2 ToiletsIt has 3 Bedrooms, 1 Hall, 1 kitchen & 3 Toilets ( 1 common & 2 attached with bedroom)Same as 3BHK layout with 3 Toilets

Hope this helps. Happy Learning 🙂