The tie will be played on the weekend of January 8/9 and we'll confirm the exact date when we know.
The Seagulls are currently 20th in the Coca-Cola Championship having won three of the their last four league games 1-0. They recently beat West Ham at Upton Park and toppled Rotherham on Saturday.
Brighton are managed by Mark McGhee and include Steve Claridge and former Spurs trainee Guy Butters in their ranks.
We have been drawn at home against Brighton & Hove Albion in the third round of the FA Cup - a first ever meeting in the competition.