Examinations are important to check & analyze your ability & knowledge. Examinations help you in finding out where you stand in competition to others. A wide range of questions decides how good & capable you are. Few subjects are taken into competition exams to check whether you are good in or not & the important most is English.
Nowadays even colleges take entrance exams to ensure the admission of quality & deserving students. This is generally to check the vocabulary & the understanding of the English language. Like, few exams are to study abroad which requires high class English speaking & writing skills. For that aspirant has to clear international Competitive Exams like IELTS, TOEFL, etc. Though entrance/competitive tests have other subjects also like Reasoning, Analytical, Computers, General Awareness, but English plays a prominent role.
Today, English is to make as simpler as we can. But in these exams, extremely tough terminologies are used to filter the extremely skilled applicants amongst all. As the communication plays an important role when we talk about the world of globalization. Education means proper transfer of ideas, views, and knowledge by a method or a way that is in English.
These entrance tests filter those students who are capable & ready to grasp the knowledge content which is available in English. That's why English tests generally include comprehensions, passages, grammar and vocabulary. So that the student will not find difficulty in doing his work & projects, which is in English language.
These competitive tests are including English as a core subject not to create another USA; this is to make our country equally capable of fighting any competition of the world & can survive in any circumstances anywhere.