I have a json date like
Tue Apr 17 2012 11:37:10 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
I don't think that the other posted answers are quite right, you have already accepted one as working for you so I won't edit it.
Here is an updated version of your accepted answer.
var dateString = "\/Date(1334514600000)\/".substr(6); var currentTime = new Date(parseInt(dateString )); var month = currentTime.getMonth() + 1; var day = currentTime.getDate(); var year = currentTime.getFullYear(); var date = day + "/" + month + "/" + year; alert(date);
It uses a technique from this answer to extract the epoch from the JSON date.