Reading Excel Value

Can Jenkins read an excel file with .xls/.xlsx format? If so how can we achieve it?

Good advice from @halkeye in an earlier post:

There are many solutions to read an Excel file. Jenkins jobs can call any of them using a bat step or a powershell step. Some examples from a quick google search include:

I would definitely go with a Java process on the agent thanks to a library like Apache POI (which I used to use quite extensively for a big project years ago).