The 30-share barometer, which had lost almost 245 points in the previous two sessions, rose 45.03 points, or 0.20 percent, to 22,676.64 on the back of recovery in healthcare, tech, consumer durables and oil & gas sector stocks.
Similarly, the broad-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty, gained 13.40 points, or 0.20 percent, to 6,774.65.
Brokers said selective buying by participants on the back of encouraging earnings announced by some companies and a firming trend in the global markets helped sentiments to improve.
Stocks of Idea Cellular rose 2.59 percent to Rs 144.40 after the company on Monday posted over 91 percent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 589.77 crore for the last quarter of 2013-14.
Bharti Airtel also found buying support and gained 0.18 percent to Rs 338.50 ahead of its fourth quarter results to be announced on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.18 percent in early trade on Tuesday, while Japan's Nikkei remained closed for a public holiday.
US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.53 percent higher in Monday's trade.


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