Dr. Nitte Shankara Adyanthaya Memorial P.U. College, Udupi is named after the philanthropic medical practitioner and family elder late Dr.Nitte Shankara Adyanthaya who dedicated his life to the rural poor in Nitte. The P.U College is accredited with ‘A’ grade by PUC Board Karnataka. Dr. Nitte Shankara Adyanthaya memorial High School was started by Justice K.S. Hegde former Judge of the supreme court of India and former speaker of Lok Sabha.The High School was upgraded in 1983 as a Pre-University College.