Fashion institutes in Chennai were actually few in number as compared to other disciplines of education. However, this is a thing of the past and nowadays fashion colleges in Chennai are higher in number. Some fashion designing colleges have good reviews by students are like Exterior-Interiors (P) Ltd-Chennai, Dr. Dharmambal Govt. Polytechnic College for Women. The reason for the success of these fashion merchandising colleges in Chennai are the best placement records. Like other degree courses, the duration of fashion designing courses in Chennai is three years. Also, the PG courses in fashion designing in Chennai generally last for two years.