The 30-share barometer was trading higher by 92.66 points, or 0.27 per cent, at 34,398.09, with power, metal, PSU, infrastructure, realty, capital goods and auto sector stocks leading the trend.
The gauge had gained 1,286.36 points in the previous eight sessions.
Similarly, the NSE Nifty rose 29.20 points, or 0.27 per cent, to 10,557.55.
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Mixed trend at other Asian markets following a positive lead from Wall Street also influenced sentiment.
Meanwhile, among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.02 per cent, Japan's Nikkei edged higher 0.01 per cent in early trade. Shanghai Composite Index, however, fell 0.25 per cent.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.87 per cent higher in Monday's trade.