The Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 season is expected to resume from September 2023. After Punjab FC’s promotion to the Hero ISL, 12 teams will play against each other to win the league winner’s shield and the coveted ISL champions trophy.


The Hero ISL 2023-24 will entertain its fans across eleven venues around the country. Check out the ISL points table, format and expected dates below.

ISL 2023-24 Points Table

Each club will play 22 league matches – 11 each at home and away through the autumn till next spring as the league stage draws are expected to close in the last week of February 2024.

1Hyderabad FC00000000
2Odisha FC00000000
3Mumbai City FC00000000
4Mohun Bagan Super Giant00000000
5FC Goa00000000
6Jamshedpur FC00000000
7Chennaiyin FC00000000
8Bengaluru FC00000000
9East Bengal00000000
10Kerala Blasters00000000
11NorthEast United FC00000000
12Punjab FC00000000
(Points for a win: 3; Points for a draw: 1; Points for a loss: 0)

This season onwards, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) has also introduced a new playoff format for the league, adding two exciting matches to the calendar. The top two teams at the end of the league stage will automatically qualify for the semi-finals. Teams finishing between 3rd and 6th will feature in a single-leg playoff to determine the other two semi-finalists.

ISL Playoff Format

Eliminator 1: 3rd placed team vs 6th placed team

Eliminator 2: 4th placed team vs 5th placed team

Semi-Final 1: 1st Leg: 1st placed team vs (Winner – Eliminator 2)

Semi-Final 2: 1st Leg: 2nd placed team vs (Winner – Eliminator 1)

Semi-Final 1: 2nd Leg: (Winner – Eliminator 2) vs 1st placed team

Semi-Final 2: 2nd Leg: (Winner – Eliminator 1) vs 2nd placed team

Final: (Winner Semi-Final 1) vs (Winner Semi-Final 2)

ISL 2023-24 Expected Key Dates

Opening Match: October 2023

Last League-Stage Matchweek: February last week, 2024.

Playoffs, Semifinals and Final: March 2024.

Note: Subject to the official schedule.

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