The city-based firm had reported a net profit of Rs 2,886 crore in the year-ago period, it said in a BSE filing.

Consolidated revenue for the quarter was up 12.4 percent to Rs 14,354 crore, from Rs 12,770 crore in April-June, 2014.

For whole 2015-16, the country's second-largest software services firm expects revenue to grow 7.2-9.2 percent in USD terms, and 11.5-13.5 percent in rupee terms.

Industry body Nasscom expects the Indian IT-BPM sector to grow 14-16 percent in dollar terms for the fiscal.

"Our efforts in redesigning our clients' experience and our widespread adoption of innovation, both in grassroots and breakthroughs, are starting to bear fruit in large deal wins and in the growth of large clients," Infosys CEO and Managing Director Vishal Sikka said.

While Infosys is still early in its journey to become the leading next-generation services company, this gives a good momentum for the rest of the year, he added.

In US dollar terms, its consolidated net profit declined 1.3 percent to USD 476 million in the first quarter of 2015-16, while revenue rose 5.7 percent to USD 2.25 billion.

"We are operating within our stated margin band, balancing strategic investments and client focus with operational efficiencies," Infosys CFO Rajiv Bansal said.

Pricing environment is competitive, which Infosys is addressing through automation and improvement in productivity, he added.

The company added 79 clients in the said quarter, signed six large deals with a total contract value of USD 688 million. Its volume growth stood at 5.4 percent.

The company added 3,336 employees, taking its headcount to 1,79,523 employees as on June 30, 2015. Its attrition rate was at 14.2 percent for the said quarter.

Liquid assets, including cash and cash equivalents, available-for-sale financial assets and government bonds, were Rs 30,235 crore in the quarter under review compared to Rs 32,585 crore as on March 31, 2015.

Shares of Infosys were trading 6.65 percent up at Rs 1,068.50 apiece on the BSE in morning trade.

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