|AFC Champions League||Bengaluru FC|
|AFC Cup||Mohun Bagan|
|Goals scored||186 (2.58 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Ranti Martins (12 goals)|
|Biggest home win|| Mohun Bagan 5–0 Bengaluru FC |
(23 April 2016)
|Biggest away win|| Salgaocar 0–3 Sporting Goa |
(23 April 2016)
|Highest scoring|| Sporting Goa 5–2 Shillong Lajong |
(10 April 2016)
|Longest winning run||3 games|
|Longest unbeaten run||11 games|
|Longest winless run||10 games|
|Longest losing run||4 games|
Mohun Bagan 1–1 East Bengal
(23 January 2016)
2016–17 →All statistics correct as of 24 April 2016.
The 2015–16 I-League was the ninth season of the I-League, the Indian professional football league, since its establishment in 2007. The season commenced on 9 January 2016, after the Indian Super League finished, and concluded on 24 April 2016.
Bengaluru FC won their second I-League title after winning their first title in 2013–14. The defending champions Mohun Bagan finished second. Aizawl and DSK Shivajians entered the league for the first time in their history, Aizawl through promotion from the I-League 2nd Division and DSK Shivajians through a direct-entry spot.
After the 2014–15 I-League season, three-time I-League champions, Dempo, were relegated to the I-League 2nd Division.Mizo club, Aizawl, were promoted from the 2nd Division earlier in May following a 4–2 victory over Chanmari. DSK Shivajians were announced as the direct-entry club for this season on 12 November 2015.
In August 2015, it was first reported that Pune clubs, Pune, and Bharat F.C., the direct-entry side from the previous season, would be withdrawing from the I-League due to the lack of a "long-term vision" for the league.Then, towards the end of October, it was announced that both Pune and Bharat FC had failed to compile to the AFC-licensing criteria needed to participate in the I-League. On 21 November 2015, it was confirmed that Royal Wahingdoh, another debutant club from the previous season, were withdrawing from the league.
|Aizawl||Rajiv Gandhi Stadium||20,000|
|Bengaluru FC||Sree Kanteerava Stadium||24,000|
|DSK Shivajians||Balewadi Sports Complex||22,000|
|East Bengal||Salt Lake Stadium||68,000|
|Mohun Bagan||Salt Lake Stadium||68,000|
|Salgaocar||Tilak Maidan Stadium||12,000|
|Shillong Lajong||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||30,000|
|Sporting Goa||Fatorda Stadium||19,500|
|Team||Head coach||Captain||Kit Sponsor||Shirt sponsor|
|Aizawl||Vamos||North East Consultancy Services|
|DSK Shivajians||Nivia||DSK Group|
|East Bengal||Shiv Naresh||Kingfisher|
|Mohun Bagan||Shiv Naresh||None|
|Team||Outgoing head coach||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming head coach||Date of appointment|
|East Bengal||Mutual consent||19 June 2015||Pre-season||19 June 2015|
|Salgaocar||26 June 2015||26 June 2015|
|Aizawl||20 August 2015||20 August 2015|
|DSK Shivajians||New club||20 August 2015|
|Salgaocar||Mutual consent||29 January 2016||9th||29 January 2016|
|Aizawl||Sacked||7 February 2016||7th||7 February 2016|
|East Bengal||Resigned||11 April 2016||3rd||13 April 2016|
Restricting the number of foreign players strictly to Five per team. A team could use Four foreign players on the field each game.
|Club||Player 1||Player 2||Player 3||Asian Player|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Bengaluru FC (C)||16||10||2||4||24||17||+7||32||Qualification to Champions League qualifying play-off|
|2||Mohun Bagan||16||8||6||2||32||16||+16||30||Qualification to AFC Cup qualifying play-off|
Top Indian scorers
|East Bengal||Shillong Lajong||4–0||9 February 2016|
|Salgaocar||DSK Shivajians||3–2||14 February 2016|
|East Bengal||Aizawl||3–2||12 March 2016|
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