All sectoral indices, led by auto and banking, trading in the positive zone with a gains up to 0.90%.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 39.60 points, or 0.66%, to 6,038.50.
Brokers said a firming trend in the Asian region after US stocks rose to five-year high on Friday on upbeat jobs and manufacturing data, mainly buoyed the trading sentiments.
Meanwhile, in Asia, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose by 0.53%, while Japan's Nikkei up by 0.81% in early trade. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.08% higher in previous session on Friday