Praise be to Allaah.
The aim behind reports or
research that students are asked to prepare is to train them in researching
and to test their abilities in doing so, and to get them used to referring
to references and so on. So the students themselves must do it, and it is
not permissible to prepare these reports for them, in return for payment or
otherwise, because that is deceiving and lying and corrupting the new
generation, and graduating weak students who cannot deal with the references
It is permissible for a
student to benefit from the research of others, and to take things from the
internet or ask for help from some of his classmates, in some minor issues,
which is something that applies to all those who are involved in research.
But as for taking a complete report from someone else, this is deceit and
cheating, whether he takes it from another student or from the internet, and
the professor who approves of that or encourages it is partaking in the
See also the answer to
question no. 95893.
You have done well to stop
writing reports for students, and we ask Allaah to forgive what has happened
in the past and to reward you and bless you with an abundant, halaal
And Allaah knows best.