Sindhu will open her campaign against either Korea's Kim Hyo Min or Egypt's Hadia Hosny in the second round.
"I always focus on a single tournament," said the 24-year-old, indicating that World Badminton Championships 2017 is the one.
The likes of Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, and B Sai Praneeth, who start as favourites in the singles department. are set to carry India's hopes on their shoulders.
Lin Dan, a five time champion, and recognised as perhaps the greatest player of all time, will be looking to clinch his sixth title.