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How to add Timestamp in Mongodb Collection using Node.js ?

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Timestamp: With the help of timestamp document in the collection of the MongoDB can be differentiated on the basis of time. We can add Timestamp in Mongodb Collection in Node.js using the following approach:

Installing Module: Install the mongoose module using the following command:

npm install mongoose

Project Structure: Our project structure will look like this.

Running the server on Local IP: Data is the directory where MongoDB server is present.

mongod --dbpath=data --bind_ip

Example: Inserting out of limit value.



// Importing mongoose module
const mongoose = require("mongoose");
// Database Address
// Connecting to database
  .then((ans) => {
    console.log("Connected Successful");
  .catch((err) => {
    console.log("Error in the Connection");
// Calling Schema class
const Schema = mongoose.Schema;
// Creating Structure of the collection
const collection_structure = new Schema({
  name: {
    type: String,
    required: true,
  marks: {
    type: Number,
    min: 10,
    max: 100,
// Creating collection
const collections = mongoose.model("GFG2", collection_structure);
// Inserting one document
    // Inserting value of only one key
    name: "GFG",
    marks: 1001,
  .then((ans) => {
  .catch((err) => {

Run index.js file using below command:

node index.js


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Last Updated : 10 Mar, 2021
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