14 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 26 games each, over 26 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. total goal difference; 6. total goals scored.
Qualification for AFC competitions:
1 place: AFC Champions League qualifiers
2 place: possible AFC Cup (depends on Cup outcome)
Relegation from the league:
13 place: enters Play-offs 1/2 with one V.League 2 team for 1 place in V.League 1
14 place: relegated to V.League 2
Promotion to the league:
1 team from V.League 2
1 more team from V.League 2 possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2