What is the ruling on students cheating in tests at school?.
Praise be to Allaah.
The hadeeth, “Whoever
cheats us is not one of us” is saheeh, and it is general in meaning,
including cheating in buying and selling, in giving advice, and in promises
and covenants, in trusts, in exams in schools and institutes, and so on.
That includes copying out material from books, taking answers from other
students and giving them answers, whether spoken or written down on papers
passed among them.