Biotech Engineering is a branch which is offered in most of the top IITs and NITs, the premier among them being IISc, IIT-Mumbai, IIT-Madras, IIT-Delhi and IIT Kharagpur.
Students pursuing B.Tech or B. E. in Biotechnology can answer the GATE Biotechnology paper. The test covers 6-7 major subjects: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, etc.. It also tests students on Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude.
Students who qualify in the GATE exam can apply to these colleges.