Among the five sides with two titles each, Bengaluru FC can boast of the best success rate as they won two finals in three years. JCT and Kerala Police also won on both occasions they reached the summit clash, while Mohammedan Sporting and Mahindra United won two of their five respective final appearances.
Mohammedan defeated Mohun Bagan and East Bengal once each 1983 and 1984 respectively when they successfully defended their title. Meanwhile, Mahindra United came on top against the Black and Whites (2003) in Kolkata and more famously against Sporting Clube de Goa (2005) in Goa courtesy of Jose Ramirez Barreto's 120th-minute winner.
Bengaluru piped Dempo to the title in 2014-15 and Mohun Bagan in 2017. Whereas JCT did a double over East Bengal (both in 1995), and Kerala Police won back-to-back titles in 1990 and 1991 against Salgaocar and Mahindra & Mahindra respectively.