The tournament will be inaugurated by former Indian international footballer Makhan Singh at O6:OO PM, March 9, 2012.
Eight teams will be competing in the tournament and the clubs have been divided in two groups :
Group I: Mumbai FC, Southern Samity (Kolkata), Army XI, Shillong Lajong FC.
Group II: Air India, Kerala XI, B.N. Railway (Kolkata), M.E.G. (Bangalore)
The two top teams from Group I and II will get to qualify for the semi-finals which will be taking place on March 17 and 18.
The final match is scheduled for March 20.