Shares of L&T Technology(up 0.83 per cent) and Mindtree(up 0.59 per cent) ended the day as top gainers in the pack.
On the other hand, Infosys(down 2.32 per cent), Tata Consultancy(down 2.25 per cent), HCL Technologies(down 1.99 per cent), Coforge(down 1.8 per cent) and Larsen & Toubro Infotech(down 1.35 per cent) finished as the top losers of the day.
The Nifty IT index closed 1.66 per cent down at 36662.2.
Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index ended down 181.4 points at 17757.0, while the BSE Sensex stood down 634.2 points at 59464.62.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 15 ended in the green, while 35 closed in the red.
Shares of JP Power, Vodafone Idea, Suzlon Energy, YES Bank and Reliance Power were among the most traded shares on the NSE.
Shares of IFB Agro, Cambridge Tech, The Andhra Sugars, Control Print and Coffee Day Ent hit their fresh 52-week highs in today’s trade, while McDowell Hold, Zydus Wellness, SBI Cards, Mas Fin Services and Spandana Sphoorty hit their fresh 52-week lows.