My definition of "call" a servlet is when one item of webapp code contacts a server, gets a response, and acts on the response. What you're actually attempting to do is to forward. that is, to, "call" without returning.
JSF is designed to manage requests from end to end, so forwarding is a problem.
However, based on your sample code, I don't know if you really even need JSF for what you're trying to do.
JSF is not a "Master Control Program" that has to be totally in control at all times. It's an assistance framework that acts on individual request/response cycles. If you have a particular client request that doesn't need JSF's forms support, don't try and force it. Instead, write a servlet or JSP and let that servlet/JSP handle the request exactly as you would in a non-JSP app.
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but from servlet, how do i access my managed bean values?