I-League division-2 over the years has been full of controversies with clubs alleging other clubs of fixing matches. With the AIFF introducing licensing criteria, the number of clubs participating this year has been reduced to half and this compact version of the second division promises to be an exciting one.
Group C of this year's I-League second division contains clubs from different eras. It includes clubs formed in late 1800s along with those formed in mid-2000s. It also includes only institutional team in this years second division.