The rules for measurement of each item are invaribly described in IS-

  1. 1200. However some of the general rules are listed below.

1. Measurement shall be made for finished item of work and description of each item shall include materials, transport, labour, fabrication tools and plant and all types of overheads for finishing the work in required shape, size and

  1. In booking, the order shall be in sequence of length, breadth and height or
  2.  All works shall be measured subject to the following i)    Linear measurement shall be measured to the nearest 0.01m. ii)  Areas shall be measured to the nearest 0.01 sq.m

iii)  Cubic contents shall be worked-out to the nearest 0.01 cum

  1.  Same type of work under different conditions and nature shall be measured separately under separate
  2.  The bill of quantities shall fully describe the materials, proportions, workmanships and accurately represent the work to be
  3.  In case of masonary (stone or brick) or structural concrete, the categories shall be measured separately and the heights shall be described:
  4. a) from foundation to plinth level
  5. b) from plinth level to First floor level
  6. c) from Fist floor to Second floor level and so
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