An English medium co-educational institution, Vidyaniketan Residential School at Kaup is sponsored by the Anantharaj Charitable Trust (R.) The School offers classes from nursery to pre-university course (PUC). Affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE), the school prepares the students for ICSE X standard examination. For pre-university course the school offers science and commerce combinations as per the curriculum prescribed by the Pre-university Board, Government of Karnataka. Classes are also given for Sanskrit and Arabic languages. Students from nursery to X classes are given a well-balanced and nourishing vegetarian diet. The school also provides facilities for grooming creativity and talent of the students. Apart from these, training is also given in yoga and meditation. Well equipped laboratories, good conveyance facility and units of Cubs, Bulbuls, Scouts and Guides are available. Separate hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls.
Vidyaniketan Public School at Kaup is very close to NH17, near the Kaup by-pass. Kaup is about 12 km from Udupi, 15 km from
Udupi Railway Station and about 45 km from Mangalore Airport.