An individual who aspires to join the biotech industry in India must satisfy some basic requisites which would lay the foundation for acquiring further knowledge in the field and enable one to pursue a successful career. A student must have science subjects at his plus 2 level, meaning physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics to be able to qualify for B Tech. at the graduate level and can later pursue it further with M Tech. as well. Selection for a B Tech. course is dependent on a 10 + 2 score as well as entrance exams and one’s college is assigned as per the ranking achieved in the JEE.

Some of the leading biotech colleges in India could be classified as being public or private and the top 5 colleges of each category are discussed as follows:

Public Sector Colleges:
Private Colleges for Biotechnology: