regular expression to extract text based on positions RRS feed

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    I have a sample input file as follows, with columns Id,Name,Date,Description,Location(separated by ';')

    220;John;10/12/2012;Working as a Professor in University;Hyderabad
    221;Paul;15/08/2012;He is a Software engineer at MNC;Bangalore
    222;Emma;25/01/2013;Working as a mechanical enginner;Chennai

    Like this It contains 30 lines of data.
    My requirement is to extract fields based on position and delimiter using regular expression in eclipse ide from the above text file.

    For example : I want to extract all dates based on the position(3) in the text file, like that i want to extract all the descriptions(4) like that whatever text present in that position i want to extract the text, please suggest me how to do it,
    Thursday, February 21, 2013 11:56 AM

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    Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:03 PM