Fashion institutes in Tamil Nadu 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 Tamil Nadu are higher in number. Some fashion designing colleges have good reviews by students are like Central Leather Research Institute, Exterior-Interiors (P) Ltd-Chennai. The reason for the success of these fashion merchandising colleges in Tamil Nadu are the best placement records. Like other degree courses, the duration of fashion designing courses in Tamil Nadu is three years. Also, the PG courses in fashion designing in Tamil Nadu generally last for two years.