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At present, I`ve been doing MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU

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At present, I am doing MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU

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Neither is correct. "MBA" is not something you "do". Here are some better options:

  • I am currently working on an MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU.
  • At present, I am studying toward an MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU.
  • I am currently studying toward an MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU.
  • I am in DU's MBA program. My MBA will be in Human Resource Management (HRM).
  • Recently, I've been studying Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU. I'm in DU's MBA program.
  • I am pursuing an MBA... I am enrolled in the HR MBA program at DU. (mc01's suggestion.)
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I am pursuing an MBA... I am enrolled in the HR MBA program at DU –  mc01 Aug 18 at 23:43
    
Once you've got it, however, an MBA is something you did! –  StoneyB Aug 19 at 0:19
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@StoneyB Why would you say that? It makes no sense grammatically to claim that something can't be done in the present but could in the past. MBA is the name of the degree (not the program or coursework), so it's incorrect to say I did an MBA; you would say I got an MBA. –  Esoteric Screen Name Aug 19 at 1:39
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@EsotericScreenName Perhaps MBAs speak differently (most of the ones I work with do, anyway); but I did my doctorate at Wisconsin. –  StoneyB Aug 19 at 1:57
    
@EsotericScreenName ell.stackexchange.com/questions/17085/… It seems valid that you do degrees. –  Maulik V Aug 19 at 9:31

The second one is more correct.

One should usually keep the verb tense of sentences consistent. Either of these would be more usually heard from a native speaker, however.

Recently, I've been pursuing an MBA in ...

or

At present, I'm pursuing my MBA in ...

Also, an MBA isn't something one typically 'does.'

One could also be 'studing for', 'going for', 'working on' or 'working toward' one's MBA. I'm certain there are others, but 'doing' isn't usually heard.

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The first one contradicts itself, 'I've' is I have abbreviated, so it contradicts the first two words. The second one makes more sense but it doesn't sound fully right because as the people above have been saying you don't 'do it'.

So my advice would be:

I am currently studying for a MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM) at DU.

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