At around 3.10 pm, Nifty IT was trading at 21,841.90 above 136 points or 0.63%.
On the index, Naukri.com was the top performer, surging by over 3%.
However, it was heavyweight stocks like HCL Tech and Wipro which lifted the overall index, as the stocks gained by over 1% each.
Mindtree and TCS also contributed to the upside, by soaring near 0.60% each.,
However, Tech Mahindra, L&T Infotech, Infosys and Mphasis were top underperformers down marginally.
Sensex was performing at 44,258.28 up 430.18 points or 0.98% and Nifty 50 was trading at 12,993.85 up 135.45 points or 1.05%.