How to Write the Date of Birth in the Christian Era in Figures?

By Devyani Singh|Updated : August 25th, 2022

The formal way of writing a date in India is the same as that pattern of date of birth in the Christian Era. The way the date of birth is written in the Christian era is similar to the DD-MM-YYYY format.

Date of Birth in the Christian Era

Date of birth is frequently asked in several forms, be it for some official work, or some school paper work. The officially adopted format that is followed in India for writing a date is DD-MM-YYYY. So if you had to write the date 8th September 1997, you would write it as 08-09-1997.

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  • India follows the DD-MM-YYYY format for writing the dates. 

  • There are majorly 3 types of date formats that are commonly used. They are as follows; 

    1 MM/DD/YY Month-Day-Year with leading zeros (02/17/2009)

    2 DD/MM/YY Day-Month-Year with leading zeros (17/02/2009)

    3 YY/MM/DD Year-Month-Day with leading zeros (2009/02/17)

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