Template:2011–12 I-League table
||Qualification or relegation
|2||East Bengal||26||15||6||5||46||22||+24||51||2013 AFC Cup Group stage 1|
|3||Churchill Brothers||26||14||6||6||47||28||+19||48||2013 AFC Cup Group stage 2|
|12||Chirag United Kerala (R)||26||6||2||18||28||50||−22||20||Relegation to 2013 I-League 2nd Division 3|
|14||HAL (R)||26||1||5||20||19||68||−49||8||Relegation to 2013 I-League 2nd Division|
Updated to games played on 6 May 2012.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored
1East Bengal, the winner of the 2012 Indian Federation Cup, qualified for the 2013 AFC Cup.
2Dempo refused to enter the 2013 AFC Cup, so they were replaced by Churchill Brothers.
3Pailan Arrows were not relegated in the season as they were a developmental team.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.
- "AIFF to approach Churchill Brothers to participate in the AFC Cup". goal.com. 30 November 2012.