The stock zoomed 18.74 per cent to settle at Rs 55.75 on BSE. During the day, it jumped 19.91 per cent to Rs 56.30.
On NSE, shares of the company advanced by 18.63 per cent to close at Rs 55.70.
The company's market valuation went up by Rs 196.78 crore to Rs 1,242.78 crore.
Apple had released a RFP (Request For Proposal) on January 16, and HCL Infosystems participated in the RFP on February 9, it added.
The Indian firm, however, noted that commercial discussions, including the terms of engagement, are yet to commence.
"A definitive agreement for distributorship will be executed only upon conclusion of the negotiations and subject to our compliance to the terms of engagement," HCL said adding that it will communicate it to shareholders and the bourses when that happens.
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