The Excel Minute function returns an integer representing the minutes component of a supplied Excel time.
The syntax of the function is:
where the serial_number argument is the time from which you want to extract the minutes component. This may be supplied to the function as either:
Note that, if the serial_number argument contains a date and time, the Minute function ignores the date part of the argument.
Four examples of the Excel Minute function are shown in column B of the following spreadsheet.
Formulas:
 Results:

Further information and examples of the Excel Minute function are provided on the Microsoft Office website.
If you get an error from the Excel Minute Function, this is likely to be the #VALUE! error:
#VALUE!    Occurs if the supplied serial_number is not a valid Excel time. 