At around 12.55 PM, the Nifty IT was trading at 28,303.80 up 86.30 points or 0.31%, touching a high of 28,467.35 and low of 28,134.65 during intraday trade on Monday.
LTI surged over 0.8% at Rs4,207.80 per piece to lift the mood. It hit a day's high of Rs4,229.00 per piece early on. Infosys (up 0.6%) and Wipro (up 0.52%) also gained at Rs1,455.65 per piece and Rs557.20 per piece respectively to boost the sector.
Mphasis widened its gains by trading 0.56% at Rs2,021.10 per piece. Mindtree, and TCS also traded higher while HCL Tech was 0.2% higher despite trimming early gains.
However, Oracle shed over 2% at Rs3,614.00 per piece to emerge the biggest laggard while Coforge dropped down 1.9% at Rs3,903.05 per piece. Tech Mahindra was also marginally lower.
Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex dipped 227 points and the broader Nifty50 hovered below the 15,750-mark, down 81 points.