The 2012 I-League 2nd Division will be the fifth season of the league. The league serves as the second top tier of Indian Football in which the league is under a format of promotion and relegation between the league and the I-League which is the top tier league of India.
The 2012 I-League 2nd Division will be played in 4 stadiums. Three of the Stadiums will be used for the Group Stage and one for the Final Stage.
The stadiums that will be used in the group stage are the Barabati Stadium (Orissa), Ambedkar Stadium (New Delhi) and the Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium (Assam).
|Bhawanipore||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Golden Threads||Kochi, Kerala|
|Green Valley||Guwahati, Assam|
|Guwahati Town Club||Guwahati, Assam|
|Kalighat||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|KGF Academy||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|Mohammedan||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Royal Wahingdoh||Shillong, Meghalaya|
|Simla Youngs||New Delhi|
|SESA||Vasco de Gama, Goa|
|Southern Samity||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Techno Aryan||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|United Sikkim||Gangtok, Sikkim|
|Vasco||Vasco de Gama, Goa|
|Team||Manager||Team captain||Kit Sponsor||Kit Maker|
|Eagles||Jo Paul Ancheri||Saji Joy||TBA||TBA|
|Green Valley||Mridul Banerjee||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Gauhati Town Club||Juliano Fontana||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|KGF Academy||Raman Vijayan||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Mohammedan||Aloke Mukherjee||Stanley Okoroigwe||EMTA||Reebok|
|Royal Wahingdoh||Carlton Chapman||Seityasen Singh||Imperial Blue||Uhlsport|
|Simla Youngs||Manoj Chaudhary||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Southern Samity||Shabbir Ali||Franchis Xavier||Five Star Samity||Nike|
|Techno Aryan||Raghu Nandi||TBA||Techno India Group||TBA|
|United Sikkim||Philippe De Ridder||Nim Lepcha||EMTA||Nike|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
|United Sikkim||Stanley Rozario||Sacked||3 December 2011||Pre-season||Philippe De Ridder||3 December 2011|
|Quartz||Pre-Season||Frank Braner||1 January 2012|
Group A will take place at the Barabati Stadium in Orissa.
|Royal Wahingdoh||7||5||2||0||18||7||+11||17||Final Round|
|Gauhati Town Club||7||2||0||5||11||14||-3||6|
Group B will take place at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi.
Group C will take place at the Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium in Assam.
|United Sikkim||6||4||1||1||18||11||+7||13||Final Round|
The Final Round of the 2012 I-League 2nd Division will take place between six teams from the group stage in a single table format in which each team plays each other once at home and once away from home.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||United Sikkim||12||6||4||2||22||17||+5||22||Promotion to 2012–13 I-League|
Updated: 20 February 2012
|1||Emmanuel Okoro||KGF Academy||9|
|2||Akabougu C.||Golden Threads||5|
|4||Daniel Bedemi||United Sikkim||3|
|Salau Nuruddin||Green Valley|
|9||12 players on 1 goal|
|Salau Nuruddin||Green Valley||United Sikkim||3–3||8 February 2012|
|Andrew Jgado||Vasco||Golden Threads||5–1||11 February 2012|
|P. Biswas||Kalighat||Quartz||9–0||17 February 2012|
|Akabougu C.||Golden Threads||Luangmaul||4–3||17 February 2012|
|Emmanuel Okoro 7||KGF Academy||Luangmaul||7–1||19 February 2012|
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