The decision that will benefit the likes of boxer Amit Panghal, whose "inadvertent" violation in 2012 has denied him a shot at the honours.
The country's Olympic-returned boxers will also have to compete and claim gold at the Nationals to be eligible for the global showpiece.
Seeded No 1 in men’s 52-kg category, Amit was making his eagerly-awaited Olympic debut in Tokyo and was up against Colombia’s Yuberjen Martinez in the Round of 16.
It was something that has "perhaps never happened before", world number one flyweight Panghal being dominated.
Tokyo Olympics: World number one Amit Panghal's campaign ends with shocking loss to Colombian Martinez
Panghal was put under pressure by the sprightly Colombian in the opening round itself but the pre-bout favourite ensured that he connected better to claim the first three minutes 4-1.
It looks like Panghal, who was handed a first-round bye during the official draw on Thursday, could face Martinez in his opening bout on July 31.
An unprecedented nine Indian boxers would be vying for medals at the showpiece, where none could secure a podium finish in the 2016 edition.
Past form at big meets, recent performances as well as strength of field are taken into consideration.
The seedings were unveiled by the International Olympic Committee's draws boxing task force, which is conducting the competition at the games.
However, Panghal is not crying over spilt milk and is is already looking at ways on how he could build on from that brave display and win a medal at the Olympics.
The Asiad champ seemed to control the rhythm of the fight as Zoirov, the reigning world and Olympic champ, showed his mettle to withstand pressure.
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Sanjeet triumphed 4-1 over Levit, who was chasing his fourth gold of the tournament and is an Olympic silver-medallist.
Panghal was in top form as he took control with his sharp counter-attacks against the defensively weaker Bibossinov.
The World Championship silver-winning Indian won 3-2 in a high-octane contest in which he overcame a sluggish start and used his combination punches to telling effect in the last two rounds.
Amit Panghal, who is also the reigning Asian Games champion, prevailed 5-0 against local favourite Tamir Galanov to make the last-four stage.