Cost of Wall Tiling: Rate Chart with Tiles and Labour Charges

Cost of wall tiles with materials and labour charges

Wall tiling is the process of laying tiles on an interior or exterior wall. The process of wall tiling is not new, but it’s being used extensively these days to decorate interior and exterior walls of homes and buildings. And if you are wondering about prices of wall tiles and cost of wall tiling then continue reading this.

Tiling is most commonly used for walls and floors of the house. But it can be used on any other surface like a table top. If you are constructing a house or renovating and decorating your home, and you are wondering about the cost of wall tiling, price range of tiles, labour charges for tilers then I have got you covered.

Today in this post, I am sharing everything worth knowing about wall tiles and tiling costs, including:

  • Different types and size of wall tiles
  • Price of wall tiles
  • Cost of tiling with materials and tiler charges
  • Benefits and advantage of using wall tiling
  • Wall tile brands available in India

And everything else that may help you know everything about wall tiles and costs of tiling across all of the major cities in India.

Althoug the floor tiling costs are also similar to the wall tiling, this post is all about wall tiling.

Types and sizes of wall tiles

Tiles as you already know are one of the most popular and commonly used construction materials.  Different types and quality of tiles are available in India such as floor tiles, wall tiles, roof tiles etc. which can be used differently.

Generally wall tiles are made of ceramic, stones, sand and clay and they come in square and rectangular shapes. Wall tiles also come in multiple finishes such as Glossy, Matt, Polished, Satin etc.

But, since this post is limited to wall tiling, we will concentrate and limit our discussion to wall tiles only. Wall tiles come in different sizes and quality. The most common and standard wall tile sizes which are available in India are:

  • 80 X 120 cm tiles
  • 60 X 120 cm tiles
  • 40 x 120 cm tiles
  • 40 x 80 cm tiles
  • 30 x 60 cm tiles

Different tile companies use different units of measurements like cm, mm and in inches. Bigger size tiles are usually considered to be better in quality and therefore become costlier than the smaller ones.

Prices of wall tiles in India

Today, architects and interior designers are using tiles extensively in house designs, and the reason they are using different types of tiles is that it enhances the overall ambience, it’s easy to maintain and it’s proven to be cost-effective in the long run.

Prices of wall tiles may vary depending on size, quality and design of the tiles you choose.

And if we talk about the price of commonly available wall tiles in India, then it ranges from Rs. 50 per square feet to up to Rs. 250 per square feet or more in some cases.

In general the bigger the tile size, the better and costlier it’s going to be.

Cost of wall tiling in India with rate chart

As you already know, the cost of wall tiling is directly related with the quality, design and size of the tiles you choose, cost of materials like cement, putty, labour charges etc, it’s always recommended to check the rates of tiles in your local market.

Wall tiles are available from different brands and of different qualities and therefore it all depends on the materials. As far as the labour charges for tiling is concerned, it may vary from city to city.

Here’s a tentative rate chart and cost breakups for wall tiling in different cities in India, by good quality and experienced tilers. And for the sake of clarity, the rate chart below is for per square feet basis.

City wise cost of wall tiling in IndiaCost of wall tilesCost of materialLabour chargesGrouting chargesTotal cost per sq ft
Kolkata, West Bengal 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs. 65.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 170.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs. 100.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 225.00
Delhi NCR 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs. 70.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 50.00Rs. 30.00Rs. 195.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs. 115.00Rs. 50.00Rs. 60.00Rs. 30.00Rs. 255.00
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.65.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 170.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.105.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 230.00
Lucknow, UP 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.60.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 40.00Rs. 30.00Rs. 165.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.110.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 235.00
Patna, Bihar 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.60.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 40.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 165.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.105.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 50.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 225.00
Ranchi, Jharkhand 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.60.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 165.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.110.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 235.00
Jamshedpur, JH 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.60.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 165.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.100.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 235.00
Bhubaneswar, OD 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.60.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs.165.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.108.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 233.00
Hyderabad, Telangana 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.70.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 175.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.115.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 240.00
Bangalore, Karnataka 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs. 75.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 180.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs. 120.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 245.00
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs. 55.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 160.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs. 105Rs. 45Rs. 55Rs. 25Rs. 230.00
Vadodara, Gujarat 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs.55Rs. 35Rs. 45Rs. 25Rs. 160.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs.105Rs. 45Rs. 55Rs. 25Rs. 230.00
Mumbai, Maharashtra 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs. 65.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 50.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 175.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs. 110.00Rs. 45.00Rs. 60.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 230.00
Pune, Maharashtra 
Tiles size up to 24X18”Rs. 60.00Rs. 35.00Rs. 50.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 170.00
Tiles size> 24X18”Rs. 105.00Rs. 40.00Rs. 55.00Rs. 25.00Rs. 225.00
Tentative tiling rate chart in Major Indian cities

When referring to the above wall tiling rate chart, it is important to note that actual rate of wall tiles may vary based on the brand, finish and size of the tile you choose for your home.

Benefits and advantages of wall tiling

Wall tiles are commonly used in the bathroom, kitchen, and living room as well as in the bedrooms. The best thing about using wall tiles is that once applied, it can last for years without any maintenance, except occasional cleaning. And proper wall tiling with the right color and shades, you can easily enhance the overall look of the wall and your rooms.

Listed below are a few of the major benefits and advantages of wall tiling in homes and buildings:

  • Ceramic wall tiling once done can lasts for longer
  • Wall tiles are much easier to clean and maintain that wallpapers or wall paints
  • Wall tiles are moisture resistant and therefore wall tiling can be done on both interior and exterior walls of homes
  • Finish and colors of good quality wall tiles won’t fade with time which is usually the case with other wall covering options like wall paints
  • Wall tiles come in different quality, shades, design and in different price ranges.
  • Usually there is no allergy concern with wall tiling like paints.
  • Helps keep the room colder

So as you can see, wall tiling can be really beneficial, and therefore it’s worth trying.

Popular wall tiles brands in India

There are many wall tiles brands available in India that offer a wide range of tiles in different sizes and finishes. All these tile manufacturers and brands offer a huge collection and option of tiles for different use such as floor tiles and wall tiles.

The most recognized brands for wall tiles in India include (not in any order):

  • Kajaria
  • Somany
  • Orientbell
  • Cera Tiles

These are the best tile brands in India and they are well known for their quality and price. They have experience centers and dealers network across all of the major cities in India. They cater to all types of customers, and offer both budget and premium quality tile options for wall and floor tiling.


Wall tiling is an in thing today, and most interior designers and homeowners like to create an accent and highlight walls using good quality wall tiles. Among the entire wall covering materials available today, wall tiles are probably the most favored by the homeowners, especially when they have the budget.

It’s because wall tiles come in a number of designs, shades and sizes, and once the tiling is done by a professional tiler, it can last for many years. Secondly, wall tiles are water and stain resistant and it is easy to clean and does not require much maintenance.

The next in line is all about floor tiling. However, you may also like to check this detailed and comprehensive guide to wooden flooring that we have already covered.

What do you like most about the wall tiles? Feel free to share your experience of wall tiling by commenting below.

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