At 2:55 PM, the index was at 35,072.70 levels, up 0.78%, as against a 0.219% dip in the benchmark Nifty50 index.
MindTree surged over 4% at Rs3,919.50 per piece to drive performance of the sector. Mphasis also gained 2.4% at Rs2,998 per piece. Oracle rose 1.75% at Rs4,850.30 per piece.
Tata Consultancy Services gained 1.2% at Rs3,838.20 per piece. TCS has been selected by Transport for London (TfL) to design, implement and operate a new smart mobility system that will reimagine the administration of taxi and private hire vehicles in London.
Coforge also rose nearly 1.2%. Wipro was up also nearly 1%. IT-major, Wipro announced on Thursday the completion of its fourth year of operations in Bangladesh during which it has emerged as a leading player in the country with its technology leadership, delivery excellence, and proven global experience in supporting the transformation roadmaps of its key customers.
Larsen & Turbo Infotech and HCL Tech also were around 0.7% higher.
Infosys Limited was trading flat. The company and Microsoft have entered into a multi-year strategic engagement with Ausgrid.
Tech Mahindra dragged the most at Rs1,428.00 per piece, down 0.4%.