The Bengaluru-based firm's net profit stood at Rs 3,250 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.

The consolidated revenues in the third quarter rose 15.2 percent to Rs 15,902 crore from Rs 13,796 crore in the year-ago period, the company said.

The IT major also revised its current fiscal constant currency revenue guidance upwards to 12.8-13.2 percent. It had, in October 2015, forecast a revenue growth of 10-12 percent in constant currency.

"Alongside grassroots innovation, we continue to see growing adoption of our Aikido services, bringing the power of intelligent systems, automation and software to amplify the skills and imaginations of our people," Infosys CEO and Managing Director Vishal Sikka said.

Reacting to the results, Infosys shares surged 4.08 percent in early morning trade to Rs 1,126.55 apiece.

The company's net profit was higher 2 per cent from Rs 3,398 crore in July-September 2015 quarter, while revenues grew 1.7 percent from Rs 15,635 crore in the second quarter of FY 2015-16.

In dollar terms, Infosys posted 0.4 percent jump in net profit to USD 524 million, while revenue was up 8.5 percent to USD 2.4 billion in the third quarter.

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