Dempo SC will be playing Pailan Arrows while Mumbai FC will take on Shillong Lajong on the opening day of the tournament.
Dempo SC, Mumbai FC, Pailan Arrows, Shillong Lajong FC are in Group A.
Group B comprises Churchill Brothers, Air India, Mohun Bagan, and Qualifier 1.
Sporting Clube de Goa, ONGC FC, East Bengal and a Qualifier 2 are in Group C, while Salgaocar SC, Pune FC, Prayag United, United Sikkim FC complete Group D.
The first semifinal will be played between the winner of Group A and D on September 26, with the second scheduled to be held a day later between the toppers of Group B and C.