The In-Service Agricultural Training Institute was established at Kanpur, District Rahim Yar Khan during 1952-53. In these days one Year Field Assistant Training Certificate was given to the Trainees by the Agriculture Department. The Village Aid Programme in West Pakistan was raped- up and entire staff of that organization along with present buildings was transferred to Agriculture Department in 1961. Since then, In-service Agricultural Training Institute is working at Rahim Yar Khan. The One Year Diploma Course was up graded to Two Years Field Assistant Diploma in 1966. Later on this Institute was affiliated with University of Agriculture, Faisalabad for the purpose of conducting of Examination and award of Diploma in 1978.
Two Years Field Assistant Diploma Course was rated or considered equivalent to Intermediate level by adding Four Subjects i.e. English, Urdu, Islamic Studies and Pakistan Studies in 2000. Considering the expansion of knowledge and new subjects, the same Two Years Field Assistant Diploma was upgraded to Three Years Diploma in Agricultural Sciences in 2008 in order to produce more competent hands. For providing Agriculture Extension training and Skills. There are two trainee farms, one at Main Campus with an area of above 14 acres and other at Chak No. 101/P having areas of 25 acres are operational.