The MySQL CURTIME function is used to get the current time. The various versions of MySQL supports the CURTIME function, namely, MySQL 5.7, MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.1, MySQL 5.0, MySQL 4.1, MySQL 4.0 and MySQL 3.23.
mysql> SELECT CURTIME();
The current time has been returned as the result.
mysql> SELECT CURTIME() + 2;
The time value which is 2 seconds after the current time has been returned as the result.